Tag Archives : Adventure

Spy In Training


Today I have a book that may fulfill a kid’s dreams to be a spy in training.  Imagine feeling invisible, full of tween angst and then suddenly finding out that your father is a spy and he wants you to follow in his footsteps!  Talk about your day getting better. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter,…

Book That Makes Science Fun


I can always go for a book that makes science fun.  Today I have a collaboration with Bill Nye that informs kids about global warming, Antartica and density.  There are even some experiments in the back to try if you are so inclined.  The best part is that they have not sacrificed the story in the name of science so…

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,…

New Graphic Novel Series


I always love it when a new graphic novel series comes out, and this one from the author of Zita Space Girl is an adventure filled new addition to the category.  Graphic novels have become a rich environment for storytelling that challenge both traditional readers as well as visual learners.  These are not your parents comic books! Don’t forget to…

Fantasy and Adventure Book for Kids


A fantasy and adventure book for kids is always appreciated.  Can there ever really be enough when your kids devour this genre?  The book I am profiling today has a little bit of everything.  There is a race to solve a puzzle, plenty of heart pounding action and some mythology thrown in for good measure.  I found it a lot…

Epic Fantasy Adventure


The book I am profiling today was an omission in my kid lit arsenal.  It was one of those stories that I knew I should read, but there was always a book in front of it that seemed more compelling.  Well, as I was cataloging my recently completed stories, I realized that I had a hole in the fantasy/adventure genre,…

Spies and Adventure for Kids


Today I am revisiting a series that if full of spies and adventure for kids.  This is a series that will have a new book coming out in October, Spy Ski School, and even though my son is a little old  for these books, he will devour it anyway.  A good book is a good book! Don’t forget to Follow…

Fantasy and Adventure Series for Kids


It is always nice to remind you about fantasy and adventure series for kids that have been out a while but that still pack a punch.  The Rangers Apprentice is one such series.  I reviewed this back in 2013, but it remains a great read for kids and with twelve books in the series well, lets just say you can sit…