Comical Picture Book

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A comical picture book absolutely makes my day.  Now I never envisioned getting my Lion Degree, but hey, I can roar and look fierce with the best of them, just ask my kids! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you never miss a book with a wonderful sense of humor.…

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The Power of Fashion

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Today I have a book that shows the power of fashion.  Since it is Women’s History Month, I thought it would be fun to profile a book that shows how women have used fashion to craft an image, to make a statement and to further the cause of women’s equality.  The clothes we wear can speak volumes to others and…

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Clever Early Reader Series

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Today I have a clever early reader series.  This is the second book and I enjoyed it just as much as the first.  I love it when that happens!  Plenty of smart humor, a fair share of puns and an odd couple friendship make this a wonderful book to hand your new readers. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book…

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Basketball Chapter Book for Kids

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With March Madness in full swing, I thought I would share a favorite basketball chapter book for kids.  I will be posting more basketball books throughout the next few weeks as your kids get excited about following these NCAA teams.  I just love the Fred Bowen Sport Stories because they incorporate narratives about actual athletes.  It’s a lot easier to tell a…

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Book About Female Athletes

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Today I have a book about female athletes.  It doesn’t focus on a particular sport, but it does look at the development of women’s athletics over the years.  Having a daughter who adores soccer, I found it extremely eye opening to recognize the hurdles women have already surmounted and what they have left to overcome.  My daughter has been following the National…

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Even Reluctant Readers Will Love This Book

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Today I have pulled a book from my archives because even reluctant readers will love this book.  A friend reminded me recently how much her sons love this story and I felt it was a good time to put it front and center again in your consciousness.  It is one of those books that touches kids, both male and female,while moving…

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Don’t Mess With Little Red

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The message of today’s book is clearly don’t mess with Little Red.  In this reinvention of a classic fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood is no shrinking violet and when the wolf gobbles down grandma, Little Red will not sit idly by.  Just a little female empowerment to start the day off right. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on…

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Delightful Biography Series for Kids

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Today I have a delightful biography series for kids.  This book features Helen Keller but the series also covers such notable names as Martin Luther King, Jr., Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall and Ghandi to name a few.  They depict these famous namesakes as children throughout the books and their stories are told in a conversational style, making them ideal for young kids…

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History of a Criminal Mastermind

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Today I have a book that takes kids back to the history of a criminal mastermind.  Yes Mattie Larimore was once a nice boy, and now kids can see how the thrill of a caper caused Mattie to realize that following the rules is not always the best course of action! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook,…

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Everyone Loves Cupcakes

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Ok, admit it.  Everyone loves cupcakes.  So how could I pass up a picture book with the perfect title?  This is from the duo who brought us Everyone Loves Bacon so I knew it would be irresistible, just like its namesake!  Now if they could write an adult book next, Everyone Loves a Glass of Chardonnay perhaps? Don’t forget to follow…

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