Browsing Category : Chapter Books

Story for Kids About Engineering Pranks


A story for kids about engineering pranks, how fun is that?  It’s like MIT hacks for the middle school set.  I love that each hack is about creating joy and not about hurting or embarrassing anyone.  Let the creativity begin! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a…

Imagine a Class with No Teacher


Can you imagine a class with no teacher?  Well in this book, the kids in class 507 don’t have to imagine anything.  They are living the dream. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss any books that might just dash you kids fantasies.  Turns out that a teacher free…

Basketball Chapter Book for Kids


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…

Even Reluctant Readers Will Love This Book


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…

History of a Criminal Mastermind


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,…

Page Turner for Kids


Today I have a book that is a page turner for kids.  It is full of action and mystery and your kids will be clamoring to read the next one in the series.  And on that note, the final book of the series was just released this week, so no waiting for months to find out what happens.  How great…

Chapter Book for Kids Long on Humor and Heart


Today I have a chapter book for kids long on humor and heart.  If they are height challenged, love the theater or just want to get to know a quirky and funny young woman, this is the book. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story…

A Cinderella Story for Kids


Today I have a Cinderella story for kids.  If you have a child who loves to read about fairytales, castles, beautiful gowns and a dragon or two, then this book is right up their alley. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story where a lowly…

Book for Kids Featuring Skateboarding


Today I have a book for kids featuring skateboarding.  When parents are trying to get their kids to read, the “experts” always say to pick books on topics in which kids are interested.  The problem, in some cases, is there just aren’t a lot of offerings if your kids like an activity which is outside the mainstream.  Baseball or football, you’re covered.…