Seasons and Holidays

book cover for The Love Letter by Anika Aldamuy Denise

LOVE-ly Picture Books

It’s Valentine’s Day! And, what better way to celebrate than with some adorable picture book love stories?

African American woman, sad, staring out a window

Feeling More than the Winter Blues

December marks the shortest days of the year for sunlight, which can negatively affect your mood and mental health. The rest of winter doesn't offer much more sunlight than December does. Learn the signs, symptoms and treatments for depression that has a seasonal pattern, also referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.

two dinosaurs in santa's sleigh

Weird Christmas Stories for Kids

Do you ever feel like you're going to be sick if you have to read one more overly sweet children's book to your kids this holiday season? Well these books about dinosaurs, pirates, and bug-eyed pugs are the perfect remedy for you! 

sealed with a kiss book by beth ferry

Sealed with a Kiss!

Have you ever read a book that you just want to hug when you finish? And maybe not let anyone else touch it until you’re ready to let it go? Maybe that's just a children's librarian thing? Anyway, I had that experience with Sealed with a Kiss by Beth Ferry.

Scrumptious Books to Gobble Up

Every year, when December rolls around, I immediately want all things gingerbread. The smell. The taste. The intricately decorated houses. And the books!

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