It’s time for one of my favorite weeks of the year: Banned Books Week! As a kid, books were among my prized possessions and I would yell at my brother regularly for what I thought was his careless disregard for the pristine nature of my books. Thankfully, I’ve mellowed out …Read More »
Young adult fiction is having a major moment. Though the genre is intended for readers aged 12-18, adults and teens alike have recently been swept away by YA powerhouses like the Divergent and Hunger Games series, John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” and, of course, Harry Potter. It’s easy …Read More »
Transitioning from summer to school can be hard, especially for young children. These recommended reads from The Ivy Bookshop will help! Board/Soft Books (newborn-toddler) “The Night Before Preschool” by Natasha Wing and Amy Wummer ’Twas “The Night Before Preschool” (Grosset & Dunlap), and Billy was very nervous … but by …Read More »
Bookmarked: Cultivating Compassion Books for every age that encourage the understanding of difference.
For parents of children with disabilities, it can be difficult to explain to their child exactly why he or she experiences the world differently—and, similarly, parents of enabled children may struggle to clarify why their child’s classmate or friend has characteristics that are unfamiliar to them. Fortunately, the accurate representation …Read More »
No matter how old you are, there’s nothing better than sprawling out in the sand with a great story! Before you head down to the shore, check out The Ivy Bookshop’s top-shell(f) picks for the beach bums at all reading levels. Board/Soft Books (newborn-toddler) “Busy Ocean” by Roger Priddy Introduce …Read More »
Starting a New Chapter this is a really really really long headline, testing the ability of front page blocks to adapt to size
By Kay Wicker “Charlotte’s Web,” “The Hardy Boys,” “Goosebumps—what was your first chapter book as a kid?Read More »