Spring Break Reads

Valerie Koehler, owner of the Blue Willow Bookshops, shares her favorites, visit BlueWillowBookshops.com

Bird Watch 
by Christie Matheson 

Just outside your front door is a whole world full of treasures. All you have to do is look for them. A bird watching book for trips and your backyard for the whole family.

Airport Book 
by Lisa Brown 

Follow a family (and a sock monkey) on their way through the complexities of a modern-day airport, from checking bags to security clearance, a wait at the gate and finally being airborne.

Birnbaum’s Walt Disney World 
by Birnbaum’s Guides

Discover new theme park offerings, including Toy Story Land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, and Epcot’s new Ratatouille-inspired attraction.

Loveboat, Taipei 
by Abigail Hing Wen
When Ever Wong’s parents send her away for the summer, she’s expecting a strict, educational immersion program in Taiwan. Instead, she finds the infamous “Loveboat.” 

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles 
by Laurie Roddy 

Get outdoors with this guide to 60 of the best hikes within an hour from Houston, leading you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings.

Love Sugar Magic: A Mixture of Mischief
by Anna Meriano 

It’s spring break in Rose Hill, Texas, and Leo Logroäno is discovering her magical abilities, helping in her family’s bakery, and solving mysteries. 

Wipe Clean Vacation Time 
by Roger Priddy

This activity flip book is packed with all kinds of fun activities to keep young children interested and entertained through holidays, rainy days, and long journeys.

Photo Adventures 
by Jan Van Holleben

An activity book that shows children how to bend reality with just a camera and a playful outlook. Take this with you on your spring break trip. Best for kids 8 and up.

Houston Ballet Academy

Houston Ballet Academy

Does your child dream of starring in the Houston Ballet’s next production? At the Houston Ballet Academy, there are programs for everyone from preschoolers to

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