The Legend of Podkin One-Ear – Book Review

The Legend of Podkin One-Ear is the first book in a series called The Five Realms. I initially read this book because it was on our state reading list that we challenge…

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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick – Book Review

First of all, let me start by saying that Chris Van Allsburg is a genius. Every one of his stories leave me surprised by their creative ending! If this name doesn’t sound…

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What a Wonderful Word – Book Review

What a Wonderful Word: A Collection of Untranslatables from Around the World by Nicola Edwards This book is a collection of words that are untranslatable. It describes unique words from around the…

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How I Became a Pirate – Book Review

In How I Became a Pirate, Jeremy Jacob is enjoying an afternoon building a sandcastle at the beach when he suddenly takes up with a group of pirates. His parents are too…

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When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree – Book Review

When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree is about a little girl who receives an unexpected gift of…you guessed it, a lemon tree. Initially, the little girl is frustrated because she had…

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I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 – Book Review

I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 is the sixth book in the I Survived series. These books are fantastic for teaching kids about historical events and I especially like to…

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