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New York Melody and Garden Jungle by Helene Druvert

The creative mind of Helene Druvert shines brightly in New York Melody and Garden Jungle. Both of these children’s books feature beautiful and whimsical illustrations and something even more spectacular. Throughout these books are intricately designed cut-outs of scenes that help move the story along.

Most Popular Series for 7 and 8 Year Olds

My second grader is 8 and since early on in kindergarten has been an exceptional reader. He is almost reading at a fourth grade level and when he finds a series he likes, he devours as many as possible. This list of the most popular

Who Was Edward Gorey

Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey is an illustrated biography of one of the most interesting children’s book authors. Who was Edward Gorey? Born in 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, Gorey grew up loving books. This love continued to grow as he made his way

Fearless Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver

Fearless Mary – Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver is based on the true story of former slave, Mary Fields in the late 19th century. This fearless woman faced discrimination head on. She showcased her incredible skills and courage, proving her ability to drive a stagecoach.

The Night Flower by Lara Hawthorne

The Night Flower by Lara Hawthorne

The Night Flower by Lara Hawthorne is a beautifully crafted true story of a Saguaro cactus’s life cycle. With a focus on the blooming of a Saguaro’s flower, The Night Flower also explains how important the cactus is to numerous animals found in the desert.

The Hike by Alison Farrell

The Hike by Alison Farrell

The Hike by Alison Farrell is a beautiful story of three young explorers as the quest to the top of a mountain. Their hike takes them past numerous wonderful sights, including a ton of birds. Throughout their journey, the plants, birds and other animals are