Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

Klutz Felted Friends


If you’re like me, sometimes you’re skeptical about the value of an all in one activity kit. Concerns about ease of use, quality, and ability to capture attention spans of kids generally conquer my desire to purchase them. Recently, I had the opportunity to review several Klutz brand activity kits, and my opinions have been transformed. Head over to The Children’s Book Review and read about what makes these kits great to have on hand at home and why they also make great gifts.


Stella by Starlight Book Review & An Interview with the Indelible Sharon M. Draper

Stella by Starlight

Stella by Starlight, by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper is a poignant, riveting, and inspiring middle grade novel that will resonate with readers long after the turn of the last page. Check out The Children’s Book Review’s review of Stella by Starlight and then read an interview with Ms. Draper for insight into the novel and the close connection between Stella and Ms. Draper.

Seven Middle Grade Books for African American History Month



As we celebrate African American History Month, we are fortunate to have several recently published middle grade books that share remarkable stories of bravery, courage, and resilience. The authors of these books offer precious insight that young readers may not otherwise gain from traditional history books.  Visit The Children’s Book Review to read our list of “7 Middle Grade Books for African American History Month” and share these exceptional stories with the children in your home, classroom, or library.


Mindfulness: Five Children’s Books on Mindfulness, Kindness and Compassion

Mindfulness Reading

Visit The Children’s Book Review  to read an article by The Children’s Blog on a list of five children’s books on mindfulness that are wonderful for helping young readers get started on the rewarding journey of practicing and creating mindful energy.

It’s A Virals Thing

Untitled designCheck out The Children’s Blog’s review of the Virals Series, by Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs, for The Children’s Book Review. Then, read the interview with Brendan and get a little insight into one of the creative minds that created this powerful series. Finally, read the series and get to know the Virals.

Read the review: Virals, by Kathy and Brendan Reichs | Series Review

Read the interview: Brendan Reichs: Confessions of a Dynamic YA Author



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