Tag Archives : Read Aloud

Newbery Contender for 2017


Because I read and recommend a lot of children’s books it is so much fun for me to try and predict which one will be a Newbery Contender for 2017.   I mean, this is the Oscars of children’t books.  Well, the book I am profiling today just jumped out at me.  I put it down and my first thought was that…

Read Aloud Book for Kids


Now there are good read aloud books, great read aloud books and then there is Nanny Piggins, the best read aloud book for kids.  I really have to put this series in a class by itself.  Nanny Piggins delivers every time with hilarious vignettes that will have kids begging to go to bed early so they can hear more chapters.…

Laugh Out Loud Book to Read to Kids


I discovered this incredible laugh out loud book when our elementary school librarian read it to my son’s class.  She would stretch it out week after week and the kids would beg for library time just to find out what happened next.  My son said we had to own that book, so of course we do.  He insisted his brother and…

Funny Read Aloud to Share with Your Kids


I couldn’t pass up the chance to share this funny read aloud with you!  I pulled this book way out of the archives for my post today.  This one has always been a household favorite.  While the title may not ring any bells, I can guarantee that if you read this book with your family, smiles will be abundant, giggling will…

Read Aloud Is the Cure for Summer Boredom


With the summer coming to an end, now is the time to cure the last days of summer boredom.  Take advantage of the kids being home  and the later bedtimes.  Why not sneak a little learning into the last weeks of summer disguised as family fun?  You know what I’m talking about … reading aloud!  There are so many wonderful…