Welcome to House full of Bookworms!
Whether your child is already an avid reader or you are searching for that special book to spark his/her lifelong love of reading, you’re in the right place. I post new book reviews every month on everything from board books to middle-grade novels.
But I’m also an author myself! My new book, Noah Green Junior Zookeeper and the Garage Sale Pet is available for pre-order.
Noah Green Junior Zookeeper and the Garage Sale Pet
by Carolyn Leiloglou
Noah is an animal-loving girl who’s never had a pet until she discovers the perfect one at a garage sale. But when
he won’t stop growing or making mischief, Noah is left with both a mystery and a dilemma.
There are a few favorite authors whose book I will preorder without even knowing the story. Anne Ursu has become one of those authors for me. I finished her new book, The Lost Girl, within a few days of receiving it. And, no surprise, it was beautiful. The Story Iris...read more
If you ask my kids what sports they play, they're likely to reply, "piano." If music is important to your family too, you'll want to nurture your child's love of music with these picture books. Here are some of my favorites. Fiction Picture Books About Music Zin, Zin,...read more
You Go First is an endearing story of friendship from Erin Entrada Kelly, author of the Newbery Medal winning book Hello, Universe (which I haven't read yet). What appears to be a story about online friends ends up showing real-life friends are the most worthwhile....read more
Looking for some bookish gifts for your young bookworms this Christmas? Want to stoke a love of reading? I'm sure you'll find something to love on this list! Book Box For family bonding with young children, I love this book box from Literaseeds. They've gone through...read more
Do you have a favorite author you'd love to introduce your kids to, but they aren't old enough yet? Or maybe they'd love to learn more about the author of their favorite picture books books. Either way, you just might find some of your family's favorite authors on...read more
I've been anticipating this illustrated juvenile biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer for over a year! The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix is a work of art. Hendrix challenges readers in their own view of responsibility, the...read more
My husband is a pediatrician, so it's no surprise that he asked me to come up with a list of picture books to help little kids deal with big emotions. I found some great ones that may help your kids learn how to process their feelings better. (And thanks to those of...read more
You may have noticed the nod to Pinocchio in the title of The Real Boy. But Anne Ursu's book isn't a retelling. She takes elements and themes from the story of that wooden boy and weaves them into a fantastic tapestry that speaks to very real issues. The Story of The...read more