Author Archives: Niki Barnes

Bearnard’s Book by Deborah Underwood

Bearnard’s book by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Misa Saburi On sale Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Bearnard is going to make his way into your heart just like the others adorable famous story book bears before him. I love the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Back To School Books!

A huge thank you to Mandy Robek from Enjoy and Embrace Learning and Cathy Mere from Reflect and Refine: Building a Learning Community for hosting the Picture Book 10 for 10 event on August 10th! Here are my Top 10 … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5-8-17

I had an amazing Saturday….which made me want to blog again!  Why was it amazing? 3 Reasons…. I saw Guardians of the Galaxy 2! And this Nerdy Girl LOVED it! I’ve been listening to the soundtrack all weekend.  2. I … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 1-2-17

What I’ve Been Reading: I had the pleasure of reading many easy reader and early chapter books the last few months for Cybils as a round 1 judge! Here is the link to the easy reader and early chapter book … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 4)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my chapter book favorites!    Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story is a great middle grade book to help … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 3)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my top early reader/chapter book favorites!  I love these new books created by Mo Willems called Piggie and Elephant … Continue reading

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My Top 16 Books in 2016! (Part 2)

Over the next couple of days…I’m sharing my sweet 16! The top 16 books I read this year! Today I’m sharing my top nonfiction picture book favorites!     The Secret Subway is visually stunning. I love this interesting story about … Continue reading

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