Michelle Nelson-Schmidt's Best Children's Books

Books by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt

   Michelle Nelson- Schmidt is one amazing writer, illustrator, and friend. Here are some of my favorite stories written by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. Inspirational Books: Bob is a Unicorn In this story by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt, Bob is a little different. Bob thinks he’s a unicorn, but the other animals just don’t see it.  Just like in…

Usborne Non-Fiction for Early Readers

Usborne Non-Fiction Let’s talk Usborne Non-Fiction I have been to visit with several Elementary School Librarians and Reading Specialists. What are they most impressed with? Our nonfiction! Beginners We’ll start with the Beginners. These hardback beauties are just $4.99! Filled with facts, text-features, and beautiful pictures, they delight children from preschooler to middle schooler. As…

Bless Families Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Families all over the Houston area have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. My Family  was  fortunate and only lost our use of sewage for a few weeks. I know families personally that were greatly affected. Whether they lost it all or ended up knee-deep in mold and drywall, these families could use some love. I’ve…

The day Michelle Nelson-Schmidt came to visit 

It’s 1:00 in the morning and I can’t sleep. Why? Because this day will forever be known as the day author Michelle Nelson-Schmidt came to my house! Don’t know Michelle Nelson-Schmidt? You should! She is one of the most positive and inspiring people you will ever encounter. She came to Houston, where I reside, for…

Peek Inside, Look Inside, See Inside, Usborne Books & More, Lift-the-flap books

The Differences between Peek Inside, Look Inside, and See Inside books

If you’ve been around Usborne Books a while, you know there are a TON of Lift-the-Flap books! But, what’s the difference between the Peek Inside, Look Inside, and See Inside Books? Peek Inside Peek Inside books are great for younger children, preschool age. These smaller non-fiction beauties include some new titles including fairy tales like…

New Consultant Kit Options

New Consultant Kit Options

One of the many pros of joining Usborne Books & More is the low cost of the new consultant kit. There are two kit options available. Both kits come with books, business supplies, and a 6 month subscription to the e-commerce site (your shopping website). This June there is a third option! $89 for 15…

Interactive "Flaslight" Books

Interactive “Flashlight Books”

Make Reading Fun! It is so important to make reading fun for our little ones! Our children are growing up so fast these days and many lose the love of learning quickly. As parents, we need to change this! One easy way to make reading fun is to build forts and forts go absolutely perfectly…

Books for Teaching Elementary School

The Perfect Books for Elementary Teachers

Once you find your classroom favorites, you never want to let them go. Here are seven must-have books for elementary teachers. Classroom Favorites for the Elementary Classroom Fiction How Big is a Million is the perfect book for an elementary math teacher. This book  helps children comprehend a large number such as a million. Throughout…