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This week, we are highlighting some of our favorite children’s books that will expand the mind and the heart of your young reader.
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day." ~Thornton Wilder. You'll be thankful for this month's staff picks.
Some of us like to receive gift suggestions long before the hectic weeks ahead, so here they are. These recommendations are for the children on your holiday list. We were fortunate to visit the Brandywine Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, this fall, and what was their featured show? Children’s Illustrators, which is a bookstore owner’s dream.
This book review of "Small Great Things," by Jodi Picolt, is written by Virgie DeNucci, a bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.
This book review of “Truly Madly Guilty,” by Liane Moriarty, is written by Kim Brack, bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.
"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." ~David Bailey
Books to grow in knowledge in this month's staff picks.
Now that school is back in session, picture books are a great way to relax after a long day. The following are a selection of new pictures books that Off the Beaten Path is proud to share.
All the books are targeted toward children age 3 through 8, though picture books are also fun for kids who already know how to read; they help with building vocabulary, fluency and keeping kids engaged and interested in reading.
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." ~ Joseph Addison
Books recommended by our staff for an active mind.
This book review of "The Muse," by Jessie Burton, is written by Chris Painter, director of Bud Werner Memorial Library. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.
This book review of "TheLand of Enchantment," by Leigh Stein, is written by Jamie Burgess, bookseller at Off the Beaten Path. This review was originally published in Steamboat Pilot.