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.
April is National Poetry Month, which makes it a great time to introduce your kids to haiku. Haiku and quick to read, fun to write, and deceptively difficult to master. These books of haiku for kids will get you started. How to Haiku Haiku: Asian Arts & Crafts for...read more
I was enchanted by this lovely fairy tale. Snow and Rose by Emily Winfield Martin is a retelling of the story of Snow White and Rose Red. (Which, apparently, isn't at all the same story as Snow White and the Seven Dwarves). The Story Snow and Rose grow up in a...read more
It's been a little over a year since we got our dog, Nugget. (Yes, we got his name from The Wingfeather Saga). So, I thought it only fitting to give you a list of some of our favorite picture books about dogs. (Not to mention that it's the Year of the Dog!) Even if...read more
I wrote this review a while back, but this year's Newbery awards reminded me that I never posted this review of last year's winner, The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill. The Story The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill is the story of Luna, a girl who...read more
The ALA Youth Media Awards like the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and the Newbery came out this morning, but some of my family's favorites were missing! So, we decided to create our own, very unofficial, favorite book awards of 2017. Each of my kids and I nominated a...read more
I hope you haven't forgotten that Valentines Day is also Book Giving Day! (Really! I didn't make it up!) Here are some adorable picture books to tell your kids, "I love you." And if you have older kids, any book they really like will tell them how much you love them....read more
If you missed any of Audible's Daily Deals last year, they are all back on sale this week only! I've linked to some of my favorites below. Make sure the "Buy Now With One Click" button is selected rather than the free trial. You can get the free trial too, but you...read more
The Beyonders series by Brandon Mull inspires kids to do the right thing, even when it’s hard.read more