This week’s library returns and and what we thought of them.
Top of the Pile
Mouse and Mole, Fine Feathered Friends by Wong Herbert Yee
I really enjoyed this early reader which won a Geisel Honor in 2010. The Geisel Award is my new favorite award–it’s for best early reader books. The books on that list were meant for kids like Monkey who learn to read early and need more content than picture books and less than a chapter book, but something that’s actually a story since they’re done with boring phonics concepts. So many early readers are hit-over-the-head boring, but everything we’ve read off the Geisel list has been a huge hit. Even if your child isn’t reading, these books are highly readable! Anyway, about the book: a friendship story with some serious emphasis on nature study (one of my new pet homeschooling topics). Continue reading