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.
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
Picture books about books may be a little meta, but they're also a whole lot of fun. Hopefully these books will inspire your kids to pull a few more books off the self for reading time. Books About Books The Good Little Book by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Marion...read more
It's time to think about summer reading programs 2018! I always get excited about summer reading programs, especially when the rewards are more books! We all want to avoid the summer slump, but remember, our goal is to get your kids excited about reading. If these...read more
Save Me A Seat takes a deep dive into the perspective of two 10-year-old boys to show that the assumptions we make about other people are often wrong. Authors Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan team up in this novel to give authentic voice to the dual protagonists....read more
I've been looking forward to this new picture book for a while, and it did not disappoint! Reading Unplugged by Steve Antony will gently encourage your kids to turn off their screens and head outside. Most kids, given the choice, will choose screen time over creative...read more
When I finished reading I'm Just No Good at Rhyming (And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups) by Chris Harris, illustrated by Lane Smith, to my kids, my older two begged for their own copy of this hilarious book. We laughed together and formed...read more