summer reading

August is National Family Fun Month | Activities that Celebrate Summer, Adventure, and BOOKS

As the carefree and easy days of the vacation season begin to wind down and our thoughts turn to back to school, we want everyone to pause and really think of ways to squeeze out the last drops of summer. With this in mind, we know your family is likely not the only one looking …

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Girls Know How® Books for Summer Reading

Chapter Books Inspire Girls to Consider Careers without Limitations Compelled to inspire future generations of girls and her own daughters to dream big, author and youth career education advocate Ellen Langas created Girls Know How® books, the award-winning series that inspires young readers to discover careers, and the life skills to help them achieve them. The series was …

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Great Swedish-Inspired Fiction Thrillers for Poolside Reading

Long hot days, a gentle breeze, the sound of water gurgling in the fountain…balancing our hectic lives with the relaxation and pleasure of summer.  Is there any better way than curling up with some great reads by the pool? Lately, my days consist of busily getting ready for my much-anticipated trip to my grandparent\’s homeland–Gotland, …

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More Pollinator Fun: The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco is a very favorite author/illustrator  so I\’d like to share our love of her book, “The Bee Tree” for National Honey Bee Day! National Honey Bee Day is an awareness day when beekeepers, beekeeping clubs and associations, and honey bee enthusiasts from across the United States celebrate honey bees and recognize their contribution to …

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Oldies, but Goodies Book Review | Awesome Books for Crafty Kids

Is your child \”crafty?\” Not like sneaky \”crafty,\” but someone who truly enjoys glue, paper, wood, yarn, and loves activities like homemade paper, creating a sticky nature collage, and creating nature collage bracelets? If that\’s a YES, here is another booklist in our Oldies, but Goodies theme! As we mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as …

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Middle-Reader Kidlit for Fans of Ancient History and Other Worlds

Does your young reader love other worlds? Mythology? As I mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as readers and reviewers, we get so caught up in the \”newest and best\” releases that we forget about the goldmine of exceptional kids\’ books that already exist! The following are MORE books the Audrey Press Team has read over …

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Oldies, but Goodies | Great Summer Reading for Littles {Part ONE}

As I mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as readers and reviewers, we get so caught up in the \”newest and best\” releases that we forget about the goldmine of exceptional kids\’ books that already exist! The following are books the Audrey Press Team has read over the last 4+ years that they feel are worthy …

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