The Bluest of Blues

The Bluest of Blues Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs Fiona Robinson is such a unique and beautiful author and illustrator. To view her other books that she has written and illustrated, click here.  I was excited to receive this beautiful book and review it for my readers today. Who is Anna Atkins? […]

Song for a Whale

Song for A Whale When I was first contacted about this book, Song For A Whale, I was immediately interested in reviewing the book. As a speech language pathologist, I felt connected to the topic of the book, which is about communication and the feeling of belonging. My clients, who have complex communication needs struggle […]

Artie is Awesome, Author Interview and Review

Artie is Awesome, a book written by a Speech Language Pathologist and Parent Are you looking for a children’s book about Autism and/or a communication disorder? Check out this book, Artie is Awesome written by Deidra Darst, speech language pathologist and parent. Deidra wrote to this book to help celebrate the uniqueness of each individual, […]

What Is Given from the Heart

What is Given From the Heart This book written by Patricia C. McKissack and illustrated by April Harrison is a wonderful book to start the new year. As a parent I am always looking for children’s literature reinforces valuable lessons. Given From the Heart helps instill important lessons about being grateful, giving and dealing with […]

Becoming Beautiful

About the book, Becoming Beautiful I was originally contacted a couple of weeks ago by Tarang Rawat, author of Becoming Beautiful. After watching her trailer of the book, I was immediately captivated by the topic and mission of the book. So many young girls grow up with a negative self image and constantly compare themselves […]

The Extraordinary Gardener

“I believe that one individual who is determined to make a difference in the world, can, with desire, drive, dedication, discipline, passion, and persistence. The world can be altered and billions of people’s lives can be impacted positively in an unimaginable way.” ATGW The Extraordinary Gardener Are you already feeling sick of the snow and […]

Carmela Full of Wishes

Carmela Full of Wishes Are you looking for a language rich book for the holidays? Carmela Full of Wishes is a heart felt story written by Newbery Medala-winning author, Matt De La Pena and illustrated by Caldecott Honor-winning Christian Robinson. This beautifully illustrated book is about a young girl named Carmela who just celebrated her […]

Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult

Are you a parent of a young adult with developmental disabilities or a social communication disorder? Are you a therapist working with adults with pragmatic deficits? Check out this book titled Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult. Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult This book […]

I am Justice Penguin Blog Tour

“Whether it’s English, Spanish or any other language, our dreams are often the same: A loving family, kind friends. A safe place to call home and the change to reach our potential.” I am Sonia Sotomayor I am Justice Blog Tour is a perfect opportunity to share this wonderful book about a very important woman […]

Payton is Afraid of Dirt

Do you have a child with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Check out this book, Payton is Afraid of Dirt. Payton is Afraid of Dirt written by Shanna Simpson and illustrated by Idmary Hernandez tells the important story of a young boy struggling with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). As a speech language pathologist for almost 20 years, […]