My thoughts after Hurricane Harvey

I’ve been debating what to say the past few days. My family and I are safe and some of the fortunate few in the city of Houston and surrounding areas. The past week seems like it has lasted a lifetime. I’ve seen friends lose it all and a good portion of our city is still…

Michelle Nelson Schmidt, an Amazing Author to Follow

Michelle Nelson-Schmidt, an amazing author to follow

As a former teacher, plus a mom and Usborne Books & More Consultant, I love learning about authors. There are some incredible authors out in the world, but I have a few personal favorites. One of my favorite authors is Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. If you love books, reading, and some fantastic positive energy, you’ll love her…

$5 Book Day with Usborne Books & More

Just another way to get Usborne and Kane Miller books into your school is a $5 Book Day. This concept is very similar to a book fair, with a few differing aspects. Location Book fairs can take place at a school or daycare. A $5 book day will ideally take place at a school because…

Summer Reading Programs with Usborne

*Community Reading Programs- pooling funds or collecting donations to reward children for reading over the summer. As a consultant, there is a ton of flexibility as to how to run the reading program. Older children could read to younger children as well as challenging themselves with new chapter books to earn brand new books at the end of the summer.

Why I Joined Usborne Books & More

Usborne Books & More is now driving one of my passions: literacy, but it wasn’t always that simple. Joining Usborne Books & More I joined Usborne Books & More in Houston, TX about a year and a half away, almost by chance. My sister had randomly heard of the company and hosted an online Facebook…