Peek Into the World of Young Athletes


The book I am profiling today gives you a peek into the world of young athletes.  Connor is a hockey player with dreams of the NHL.  Hokey is not an inexpensive sport and the grueling workouts and costs can take their toll on a family, even with an incredibly supportive father.  So much of the pressure will resonate with young…

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Book for Women’s History Month


Today I have a book for Women’s History Month.  It grew out of a project for Black History Month but women of color often face even greater challenges than white women so the ladies profiled in this book take bold to the next level.  Women continue to break barriers and girls of all skin tones will be inspired by the stories…

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Delicious Fantasy and Adventure Story

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Today I have a delicious fantasy and adventure story for kids.  However, this book should come with a warning.  A serious chocolate craving will ensue after reading.  You have been warned. 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 chocolate is a very lucrative and…

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Whimsical Early Chapter Book

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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:…

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Beautiful Book for Mothers and Daughters

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Today I have a beautiful book for mothers and daughters.  It is a reminder for girls to be adventurous, love who they are and be themselves.  The best part, it also encourages them to make their beds! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that…

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Story for the Young Activist

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Today I have a story for the young activist.  It is especially timely as we see that kids really can make an impact on the world around them, and our main character Lily is no exception.  This is also a wonderful story to show the impact of autism on a family.  The love and challenges of this disability abound. Don’t…

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Look into the World of Elon Musk

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Today I have a look into the world of Elon Musk.  This is a man who is building rockets and electric cars so his life is especially relevant to today’s challenges.  He has revolutionalized industries that no one thought would change which can be especially inspiring to the kids who will read his story. Don’t forget to follow One Great…

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Reading Is an Anytime Activity

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Today I have a book that reminds kids that reading is an anytime activity.  Who doesn’t love a story that encourages kids to pick up a book whenever the mood strikes? Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a chance to show kids that reading on the potty…

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Norse Gods Have Their Day

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It is a good turn when Norse gods have their day and in graphic novel format no less!  I am insanely biased, being Norwegian and being named after a Norse goddess, but in the end who can blame me?  These stories are exciting, full of colorful characters, action-packed and pretty funny at times.  I give those Vikings mad props. Don’t…

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