RB Recommends

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Best books for big siblings

We wanted to share one of our most popular sections at The Reading Bug...books for big sisters and and big brothers.  Whether you are expecting another baby or already have one, there are some great resources that are fun and entertaining for the whole family! Those marked with an asterisk include specific circumstances such as dealing with jealousy, single-parent homes and premature babies.


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Books and Gifts for Mom

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we’ve put together some of our favorite books (and gift items) for Mom.  In a store fill of Moms, this list is very dear to us!  Hope you enjoy… and, more importantly, hope Mom enjoys!

Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the family to give to mom:

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Great Summer Reads

Summer is a time to kick back and enjoy yourself. For readers who may have a little more unstructured time during the summer, this is the time to pursue books that you choose to read based on your interests rather than the “must reads” that may be dictated by your studies or your work. Here are books that I highly recommend for summer readers for kids and grown-ups of all ages!

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Diane’s Picks: Best Middle Grade Books of 2013 (so far)

Now that we are almost ¾ of the way through 2013 and approaching the holidays, I want to provide interested readers with my favorite middle grade (ages 8 to 12) books that have been published so far this year. As always, this is a difficult job. I have read so many great books, but when I sit back, these are the ones that stand out the most.

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