Browsing Category : Early Reader

Spirited New Entrant in Early Chapter Books


Today I have a spirited new entrant in early chapter books.  Yasmin is spunky, inquisitive and a Pakistani American, making her a wonderful way to expand the types of characters we show kids in their reading selections.  The book even has a section at the end to share facts about Pakistan and learn a little Urdu! Don’t forget to follow One…

An Irresistible Early Reader


Today I have an irresistible early reader.  I was at a book talk recently with a wonderful librarian, Mr. Schu.  He shared his journey with this book. The first time he read he thought, ok.  The second time he read it he thought, it’s getting better.  By the third time he read it he was convinced kids would love it.…

Canine Hero of the Silver Screen


Today I have a book that looks at Strongheart, the canine hero of the silver screen.  This German Shepard had the looks, the acting chops, and the presence to make moviegoers swoon and he was an early action hero!   I think Benjii owes a debt of gratitude to his predecessor who made viewers open to the charm and wiles of…

Dogs and Guinea Pigs Have Their Day


This book lets dogs and guinea pigs have their day.  Have you ever wondered what your pets may be thinking as they bark in front of the door while circling or tunnel under the cushions?  Well wonder no longer as their innermost thoughts are revealed, and they are pretty humorous! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter,…

Whimsical Early Chapter Book


Today I have a whimsical early chapter book.  It is an import from the UK with both tenderness and humor.  Oh, and readers will learn quite a lot about the Asian tapir. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss an early chapter book with an adorable friendship. Title:…

Thrilling Adventure with Chocolate and Crocodiles


Today I have a book about a boy king, a castle with secret passages and an evil next door neighbor which can only lead to a thrilling adventure with chocolate and crocodiles of course.  Prepare to laugh as our boy king works to defeat the nefarious Emperor Nurbison and show off his flashypants.  What more could a kid want? Don’t forget…

Entertaining Early Chapter Book


Today I have an entertaining early chapter book.  I have enjoyed this series for the last few years and was excited to see there was a book that focused on soccer.  This sport has become so popular that most kids will experience life on a soccer team at some point, and most of them will deal with the same frustrations…

Spunky Japanese-American Heroine


Today I have an early chapter book with a spunky Japanese-American heroine.  She will absolutely appeal to kids who have a sense of adventure or who don’t want to be held back from doing the fun stuff.  I mean age is really just a number after all. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by…