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.
Over the last few of months, my kids and I have listened our way through all of Beverly Cleary’s beloved Ramona books in the car. I didn’t grow up reading Ramona. I was really more into fantasy, and I somehow got the idea that Ramona was a brat. That idea...read more
I just finished reading an advance copy of Ember Falls by S.D. Smith, and it is magnificent! Ember Falls, the sequel to The Green Ember, is full of twists and turns, intrigue, and action. Heather and Picket have grown into confident, mature characters, but all their...read more
The school year is just around the corner. Perhaps your kids have already started! Let’s celebrate with some picture books about school! These are some of the best picture books out there about school (including one about homeschooling)! Whether your kid is...read more
This summer has flown by for me! But, as promised, it’s time to pass out prizes for the Summer Reading Hopscotch Challenge. Did you forget about the Challenge? No problem. I’ll give you till the end of August for your kids to finish and you to register to...read more
Sometimes, you just need something that will make you laugh. In this crazy world, there are so many things we can stress about. And there are certainly times for serious subjects but don’t miss out on the healing power of sharing funny stories, like Sideways...read more
Here it is, all shiny and new, the book I’m going to try to destroy. Just typing that makes me cringe. And why do I want to destroy this book? Well, the name is an inherent challenge: “Indestructibles: Chew Proof, Rip Proof, Nontoxic, 100% Washable.”...read more
I have three words for you: Mysterious Benedict Society. If I made a list of my top ten read-alouds, this would be on it. We listened to the audio book recently, and although we’d read the book to my older kids before, it was fun to see my six-year-old...read more
I was recently challenged by my librarian to participate in the adult summer reading contest. And that got me thinking. What books can I recommend to parents who want to instill a love of reading in their children? After all, summer is a great time to do a little...read more