Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top five monthly reading recommendations. Our list for September has books that will help busy families with back to school! Get organized with the 52 Lists Planner; practice gratitude and mindfulness while managing stress with Best Worst Grateful; make healthy after school snacks with Real Snacks; meal plan family dinner with simple, delicious recipes from Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook; and plan a fun, educational story time with Just Like Beverly.
Five Books for Back To School this September
Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook
by Mary Heffernan
Mary Heffernan—Rancher, Entrepreneur, Restaurateur, Wife, Mother—believes in nourishing meals with family and shares 75 delicious, satisfying ones in her new Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook: Homegrown Recipes from Our Family to Yours. Make weeknight dinners easy! You’ll find something for every meal and mood, including Mary’s favorite beef, pork, and lamb dishes, as well as snacks and desserts. Get ready to fall in love with ranch life, hearty recipes, and Five Marys.
Best Worst Grateful
by Spruce Books
Best Worst Grateful is an easy-to-use mindfulness journal that offers you the opportunity to take a moment each day for a thoughtful but quick self-review, noting the high point, the low point, and one thing for which you feel truly grateful. When you acknowledge your highs and lows, and focus on your moment of gratitude, you learn to transcend the difficult moments and live more joyfully. All you need is 5 minutes each day to harness the power of gratitude and live a happier life!
52 Lists Planner
by Moorea Seal
Keep it all together with the undated 52 Lists Planner from the author of the bestselling 52 Lists journal series! This planner is perfect for professionals, students, parents, teachers, artists, and anyone looking to plan and live mindfully. It features month-at-a-glance pages for big-picture planning, weekly agenda pages for nailing the details, dedicated space for planning the week ahead and reflecting back, thoughtful journaling prompts for reflection and personal growth, project brainstorming pages, a weekly mood tracker, and more!
by Lara Ferroni
Serve up healthier after school snacks with Real Snacks: Make Your Favorite Childhood Treats Without All the Junk. 70 recipes with whole grains and natural sweeteners make for low-sugar treats the whole family will love. Full of wonderful flavors and nutrients (not artificial colors and preservatives), this collection of nostalgic childhood treats will satisfy your junk food cravings, but without all the junk. Recipes include healthy versions of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Animal Crackers, Pop Tarts, Oreos, and more!
Just Like Beverly
by Vicki Conrad; Illustrated by David Hohn
Just Like Beverly follows the life of beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary from her childhood years in Oregon to her career as a successful writer who wrote stories, including the wildly popular Ramona and Henry Huggins series, for kids just like her. Beverly’s story comes to life in this narrative nonfiction picture book as she grows to follow her dreams of writing the books she longed for as a child, becoming an award-winning writer and one of the most famous children’s authors of all time.
Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now will be back in October with more reading recommendations!