Tag: children

SCBWI BookStop 2019 is now open
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SCBWI BookStop 2019 is now open

Trying to figure out what to get for the children on your holiday gits list? It’s important to encourage early reading, and there aren’t too many better ways to help spur the imagination than to give a great book! Visit the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) 2019 BookStop to see more about...

Binoculars looking at the ocean.
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Summer Fun for Kids

It’s Summer Break! That time of year most parents look forward to and dread at the same time. Your kids have completed another year of school and you need fun and educational summer activities you can do together. If you’re at a loss for activities other than swimming, horseback riding, or just running around the house,...

Make it Logical
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Make it Logical

Have you ever watched a movie or read a book and thought, that wouldn’t really happen? Of course you have! As adults, we are constantly expected to allow some suspension of disbelief in our entertainment, especially in science fiction and fantasy. Children, however, are not as forgiving and will call you out if the facts...

Time to Think About Gifts
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Time to Think About Gifts

Halloween is just around the corner, so of course stores are gearing up for gift giving season! It’s not too early to start looking at books for your loved ones, especially the children in your life. The Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is holding a promotion of this year’s new books from...

Diversity in Children’s Books
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Diversity in Children’s Books

If you’ve paid attention to any suggested reading lists, the one word you’ll hear over and over again is diversity. While I understand that we are a diverse people with many different backgrounds, I don’t feel that diversity is really what is being extolled at this time. When I look at the current lists, I’m...

Pearl’s Undersea Book Launch Party
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Pearl’s Undersea Book Launch Party

Amber Heaton is launching her new illustrated children’s book, Pearls for Pearl with an undersea party fit for a mermaid! Stop by the Bridgman Public Library (4460 Lake St, Bridgman MI) at noon to 1:30 on June 22nd to join the festivities.  Come dressed as your favorite undersea creature to participate in the costume contest....

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