You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming!

A book review of You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming! by Jim Pipe Stars: ***** Scholastic (2018)Children’s Nonfiction32 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Learn about the many uses and positive effects of video games: how they can be a teaching aid, exercise our bodies and brains, stimulate our creativity, and bring… Read More »

The Call of the Wild and Free

A book review of The Call of the Wild and Free: Reclaiming the Wonder in Your Child’s Education (A New Way to Homeschool) by Ainsley Arment Stars: ***** Harper One (2021)Homeschooling336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Allow your children… Read More »

The Girl Who Loved Giraffes

A book review of The Girl Who Loved Giraffes and Became the World’s First Giraffologist by Kathy Stinson Stars: ***** Fitzhenry and Whiteside (2021)Children’s Nonfiction>Animals56 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When Anne Innis Dagg saw her first giraffe in… Read More »

The Secret Galaxy

A book review of The Secret Galaxy by Fran Hodgkins, Photographs by Mike Taylor. A Tilbury House Nature Book Stars: ***** Tilbury House Publishers (2020)Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book>Astronomy32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A lyrical narrative voice (the voice… Read More »

The Invisible Universe

A book review of The Invisible Universe: Why There’s More to Reality than Meets the Eye by Matthew Bothwell This book was reviewed by my teenage daughter. Stars: ***** One World Publications (2021)Science>Astronomy320 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A… Read More »

The Brave Learner

A book review of The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning and Life by Julie Bogart Stars: ***** Tarcher Perigee (2019)Education>Homeschooling320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Parents who are deeply invested in their children’s education can be hard on themselves and their kids. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day… Read More »

The Read Aloud Handbook

A book review of The Read Aloud Handbook: Eighth Edition by Jim Trelease Stars: ***** Penguin Books (2019)Reading Skills Reference384 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children–revised and updated for a new generation of readers Recommended by “Dear Abby” upon its first publication in… Read More »