Tag Archives : Funny

Can Business and Friendship Mix?


Today I have a book that answers the question “Can business and friendship mix?”  While I won’t give away the answer I will say that this book goes way beyond your neighborhood lemonade stand.  Let’s just say the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well on Poplar Lane! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email…

Early Chapter Book About Facing Your Fears


Today I have an early chapter book about facing your fears.  Leo is not fond of the monster under his bed, but when the two get to talking, well, things start to work out alright.  Really monsters aren’t all that bad, and after Leo’s monster gets a name, he and Fred are a real team. Don’t forget to follow One…

My Favorite Early Chapter Book Series Is Back


My favorite early chapter book series is back!  Oh, happy day.  Lulu is the perfect selfish little brat who will charm the pants off readers.  She always comes around in the end in her own unique style, leaving the lesson brought home but her personality intact. I can think of no other early chapter book series quite as fun and…

Medieval Fantasy Full of Adventure and Humor


Today I have a medieval fantasy full of adventure and humor.  I have been reading a greater than average number of books set in medieval times these days and I am beginning to think it may be the trend of 2018!  Given that these books are high on the action scale you will get no complaints from me. Don’t forget…

Charming Book About a Rock?


This is a charming book about a rock?  Yup, even this small grey mineral can be the star of the show.  The best part is that she can use her flexibility and imagination to become even more than a rock because this is how she rolls. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email…

Illustrated Novel Gets My Vote


This illustrated novel gets my vote!  Your kids can only read Captain Underpants and Timmy Failure so many times.  Put this book into the mix and increase the number of stories in the rotation.  This one has a lot to make kids smile about. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you…

Let the Book Battle Begin


Let the book battle begin as our two characters can’t seem to get enough of a good story.  I am not too discouraged when the argument is over who gets to read a book.  Those are the kind of disagreements I can get behind! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you…

History Can Be Fun


Today I have a book that shows kids that history can be fun!  I have always said that I think history textbooks should be written in graphic novel format.  Our past is really a story of how we got to our present-day circumstances.  Bringing that story to life with an arc, a graphic component and humor will make it more…

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.…

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,…