Elephant Picture Books

I like picture books with elephants. Probably because I really like elephants. And I have discovered two new picture books that have elephants in them. So I thought I would put together a list of some of my favorite elephant picture books (and include the two new ones that I found). Enjoy! Elephant’s Story by…

Robot Picture Books

As I started to think about the Summer Reading Theme for this next year, I started to ponder all things science-like. And of course one of the places that my brain goes is to inventors. And when I think of inventors, I think about things they invent…like robots. Now I know that robots aren’t all…

Favorite Books of 2013

Merry Christmas! Since Christmas is a time of giving, I thought I would let you all know what books have given me the most pleasure this past year! So, here are some of my favorite books that I have read in 2013 (note, these are not necessarily books that were published in 2013, just books…

Think You Know Literature?

My sister saw this fun quiz about books online from the Deseret News, one of the newspapers in our state. So my mom, sister, and I all took it together to see just exactly how well we knew the first lines of some classic literature. It turns out that between the three of us we…

My Young Adult 5 Star Books for 2011

So, I was looking at all the books I read in 2011…and I discovered that out of all the Young Adult Books that I read, I only gave two of them 5 stars. Now, seeing how I average about a book a week…that means that about 50 books didn’t get 5 stars. Interesting. Now, do…

Favorite Storytime Books

As requested, I tried to put together a list of my favorite picture books. However, that is a REALLY hard thing to do when you are a youth services librarian who happens to love books and happens to do storytime each week. So, I modified the request. I have put together a list of my…