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S3E2 Winter Words Wonderland

S3E2 Winter Words Wonderland

or... how snowy are our states, when winter isn't fun, & poetry memorization with kids

Join Ambre, Charlesa, and Kimberly in this episode as they share their favorite winter books!

Get cozy with their top recommendations and don't miss out on our special winter bundle, featuring handy reading trackers and exciting short reading challenge bookmarks. Embrace the magic of winter reading with this delightful episode!

Winter Bundle PDF printable

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In this episode, Kimberly reminisces about printing coloring sheets from Jan Brett’s website years ago, wondering if they are still available. Guess what? They are! Explore a plethora of options right here—so many delightful choices await!

Books shared in this episode:

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner

Bargain Bride by Evelyn Sibley Lampman

Hanna’s Cold Winter by Trish Marx

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story for Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards

The Fellowship of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

An Elephant in the Garden: Inspired by a True Story by Michael Morpurgo

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton

Cold Snap by Eileen Spinelli

Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John

Ellen and the Winter Wolves by Jamin Still

A Place to Hang the Moon by Kate Albus

Derwood Inc. by Jeri Massi- Book 1 of The Peabody Series

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott

Brave Irene by William Steig

The Old Woman Who Named Things by Cynthia Rylant

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing & Lots More Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi and Ron Barrett

Miss Jaster’s Garden by N. M. Bodecker

The Duchess Bakes a Cake by Virginia Kahl

The Mitten by Jan Brett

The Hat by Jan Brett

The Skyward series by Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson

Henry the Explorer by Mark Taylor

The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc

Winter” by Walter de la Mare (a Poem)- we also recommend de la Mare’s Snow.

The two books for Kimberly’s request for Russian fiction that I couldn’t recall in the moment were both by Theodore Acland Harper:

  • His Excellency and Peter

  • Siberian Gold

Kimberly’s song recommendation:

Relient K - In Like a Lion (always winter)

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Stories from the Ashes Podcast
A Reshelving Alexandria podcast where we pontificate on good books and the stories that define and refine us. Join Ambre and her literary friends as they discuss what they're reading and interview others in the lit world. We talk stories in all their forms because stories have the power to shape and change hearts and minds. Come join the conversation!