Meow The Truth about Cats

Meow! The Truth about Cats

I have a love / dislike relationship with cats. If someone had handed me this book after that first incident walking home from school … well, I think I would have understood cats better. 

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Action How Movies Began

Action!: How Movies Began

The invention of film and movies? This book captures that very early “how do we record movement and play it back so people can watch who aren’t anywhere near what’s taking place” fervor.

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One Winter Up North

One Winter Up North

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota, stretching for 150 miles along the Canadian border, is the setting for John Owens’ newest wordless picture book.

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Growing an Artist

Growing an Artist

There is so much to like about Growing an Artist, a picture book about a young boy working alongside his father. It shines on our bookshelf! 

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The Voice of My Heart

The Voice of My Heart

It works well to read poems here and there from The Voice of My Heart … but I often find myself caught up in the expressions of love and longing, moving from one poem to the next, contemplating, learning, feeling.

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United Tastes of America

United Tastes of America

The cookbook shelves at our house are stuffed with books we treasure. Steve and I both started our cookbook habit as children. They’re enlightening and mouth-wateringly fun to read! 

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The Power of Architecture

The Power of Architecture

I have discovered a new-to-me nonfiction author and illustrator and I am a fan girl! This folio-sized book is inspiring, absorbing, and a call-out to think and dream with innovation and confidence.

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Garvey in the Dark

Garvey in the Dark

With her usual positive and hopeful storytelling, Nikki Grimes reminds us that lives changed during the Covid pandemic, affecting many people in many different ways. Garvey’s story will resonate deeply with readers of all ages.

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