Category: Inspiring Book Finds

Books to fill young hearts and minds with joy, encouragement, and inspiration.

Children’s Book Review: Your Beautiful Mind

Your Beautiful Mind, by Zoe M. Kozina, is not only a children’s book written FOR students with learning differences.  It’s written BY a student with learning differences herself.   The Story Penelope the Panda enters the third grade SO excited to go to school.  That is, until math lessons become much more difficult for her …

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Children’s Book Review: The Rabbit Listened

Sometimes when a friend of ours is going through tough times, we don’t quite know what to say, or what to do, or how to help.   That’s why this sweet, sweet children’s story is so relatable.  It also happens to be librarian-recommended.   Librarians typically really know their stuff, so you know it’s a …

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Children’s Book Review: My Super Me

Have you ever wanted to be stronger, braver or wiser than you think you are?   What if you could tap into more inner strength, inner courage, or inner wisdom than you ever thought possible?   Even better, what if you could teach that super power to your child, too?   Good news.  I found …

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How to Help Children Who Worry

Do you ever catch a case of the worries?  Right.  You’re a parent.  That’s a silly question.  We all worry at least a little sometimes.  But when children’s worries and anxiety become too big for them to handle, what do you do?  How do you help them self-regulate back to a more peaceful state?   …

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The Evolution of a Bully Brought to You by Children’s Story Crickwing

You don’t need to be a budding entomologist in order to enjoy Crickwing.  Who knew, except perhaps author Janell Cannon, that we could all fall in love with… a cockroach?   Since Crickwing is from the same creator of Stellaluna, I suppose the story quality and mesmerizing illustrations of this lesson-filled children’s book should come …

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Thanks for the Feedback Helps Kids Know Just What to Say

Does your child ever have trouble accepting compliments or constructive criticism?  Thanks for the Feedback by Julia Cook helps children overcome that very problem.   The Story RJ is a boy who never knows quite what to say. Give him a compliment?  He puts himself or the other person down.   Give him some helpful …

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How Many Marbles Do YOU Have?

The children’s book How Many Marbles Do YOU Have? may not be appropriate for everyone, but for any parent coping with chronic illness, please listen up!   The author of today’s Inspiring Children’s Book Find, Melinda Malott, lives with both Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. While she wrote this book to help children understand the …

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