Reach & Read: My Red Velvet Cape by Dana Sullivan

What we are reading this week! Seattle-area author  and illustrator, Dana Sullivan has created an great story about an imaginative boy, Mateo, who is hoping for a cape for his birthday. Sullivan’s illustrations really capture the little boy’s superhero cape plans as well as the series events leading up to his birthday. This story is […]

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Reach & Read:Ticktock Banneker’s Clock

A biography of a pretty amazing man, Benjamin Banneker. Never heard of him? Me neither until I read this book with my son. Ticktock Banneker’s Clock is a illustrated children’s book telling the story of Benjamin Banneker, who all things consider, is an unlikely, but very welcome, character to be showcased for science and innovation. Benjamin, […]

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Reach & Read: A Squiggly Story

A Squiggly Story by Andrew Larsen Love this book! It is a great, inspiring (as much as little kid books can) story and actually gives me ideas of how I can encourage my son with writing, creative thinking and play in the future, when he writes with implements, not just eat them or scribble on the […]

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Reach & Read: Joseph’s Big Ride

Joseph’s Big Ride  by Terry Farish, Illustrated by Ken Daley Great story about kindness and acceptance and a little patience. This is the first book I have read featuring refugee children and it does a good job highlighting some of their different cultural elements, how some of ‘ours’ may seem and presents common ground regardless. The […]

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Bee is for Books: Summer 2016 Campaign

#BeeisforBooks – instilling right (pint)-sized philanthropy in children The What: Join Bee in his SECOND philanthropic event! So what if he as been on this planet approximately the same number of days that there are hairpin turns in the road to Hana? Bee is for Books is about ensuring that all children have books of their own and removing a barrier […]

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