Why I Picked It Up: Simple: Eve Bunting. Any time I'm looking for an approachable book for elementary students with great content, I go to Eve Bunting. This book did not
Why I Picked It Up: This book had two different things to recommend it to me. We tend to read either YA novels or picture books, and so we've been looking for younger elementary
Why I Picked It Up: As this year's Battle of the Books gets closer (next week!!!), I decided to start looking ahead to the 2015 Lone Star List and the 2016 Battle of the Books. As
Why I Picked It Up: Sherry and I were having our weekly staff meeting at Barnes & Noble and as usual, I was highly distracted by the display table. Being that it's October,
Why I Picked It Up: In scanning the book store I found this gem hidden on a shelf in between many other picture books. When I pulled it out and saw the cover, I smiled. The
Why I Picked It Up: To be honest, I thought I was getting an historical mystery. I LOVE a good historical mystery! But, the thing about history is that it is made up of stories,
Why I Picked It Up: Fairy tales. Actually, it goes back a little further than that. In preparation for one of our most popular sessions, Jessica was at the bookstore and I got a
Why I picked it up As Sherry and I giddily browsed the book shelves at Barnes and Noble with gift cards in hand, I picked up this book that is on the Lone Star list for 2014.