• Board Books,  Children's Books,  Picture Books

    Beverly Blacksheep’s Navajo Baby Boardbooks

    I had a bit of a break there due to the end of my semester. I can officially say I am done with my first year as a MLIS student! Both semesters started out pretty “okay” but then at the end they both hit pretty hard. I know what I want to do still; that hasn’t changed. It’s been challenging, but I feel awakened to the needs of the book world overall, starting with our most impressionable citizens… the wee ones. I’m not always the “best” with little kids; don’t think of me as some kind of child whisperer. But I definitely see them as being the most desperate and…

  • Children's Books,  Picture Books

    The Paper Bag Princess

    Being that I named my blog after this book, there is no more appropriate book to start with than The Paper Bag Princess. This is a story of a princess named, Elizabeth, who as far as one knows, has everything a girl could ever want, including the life of a beautiful princess in a high castle, expensive dresses at her disposal, and being betrothed to the handsome prince, Ronald. That is— until the fire-breathing dragon burns down her castle and everything in it, taking Prince Ronald captive and essentially everything else she has ever known about her way of life. This is a book that holds special meaning for me to my…