Fun Fast Paced Short Stories

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Today I have a book that is filled with fun fast paced stories!  For kids who are starting chapter books, the Teeny Weenies is a wonderful introduction to the silly, creepy adventures that books can provide.  My kids still remember these fondly and devoured all the Weenie books.  I am just so excited that David Lubar decided to bring his…

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How an Armless Girl Tackles High School

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Today I have a book that shares how an armless girl tackles high school.  This is the sequel to one of my favorite books, The Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus.  I hadn’t really thought about a second book, but when I read this one it was like visiting with an old friend I hadn’t realized I missed.…

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Charming Book About Hair and Bonding

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Today I have a charming book about hair and bonding.  This book is based on a short animated film which is shown at the beginning of the Angry Birds 2 movie.  See a clip below at the end of the post! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you won’t miss…

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Superheroes Are Human Too

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Today I have a clever book that reminds us that superheroes are human too.  They can have the same problems as your average kid and while they may have the swagger of a someone invincible, they can make mistakes just like the best of us. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so…

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Great Book for Kids Starting Middle School

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Today I have a great book for kids starting middle school, or frankly for kids already there.  What tween wouldn’t like a book that gets the challenges of middle school that parents will just never understand! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that will…

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A Sophisticated Book of Trucks

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Today I have a sophisticated book of trucks.  I know, you think of demolition excavators as lumbering vehicles, but this book might just change your mind.  Kids will love the array of construction vehicles presented while parents will appreciate the sleek illustrations that take building materials up a notch! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…

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Middle Grade Book from the Author of Dumplin’

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Today I have the first middle-grade book from the author of Dumplin’.  I loved the Netflix movie of Dumplin’ so I was thrilled to see what Julie Murphy wrote for the younger set.  I was not disappointed! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that…

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Don’t Miss This Back to School Book

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Don’t miss this back to school book!  If you are a fan of Chris Van Dusen and his If I Built a Car or If I Built House picture books, then this is a must-have! Title: If I Built a School Author: Chris Van Dusen Target: Preschool – Adult Series: Yes What kid wouldn’t love to go to school with…

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Living Through D-Day

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Today I have a book about the reality of living through D-Day.  If you want history to come alive for kids, I can not recommend this book highly enough.  I was confronted with my own limited knowlege of WW II while reading Allies, so parents, why not pick it up and give it a read after your kids! Don’t forget…

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Back To School Picture Books

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It’s time for back to school picture books.  Going back will ensure dread in the hearts of kids and glee in their respective parents.  But really, as great as school can be, it can also ignite very legitimate feelings of stress and concern in your children.  A new class and a new teacher would make you a little nervous too!…

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