My son reviews the Foxcraft series

Foxcraft series book review

My 12 year old son just finished this trilogy and is RAVING about it. So I asked him if he’d write a review about them, to share here…and this is what he had to say… PLEASE NOTE: The book links are […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition

Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader’s Edition by Greg Mortenson My kids and I (age 9 boy, 14 girl) really enjoyed this book. I know there’s a lot of controversy around it and the lies the author has told and […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend, Helen Keller

Dear Dr. Bell…Your Friend, Helen Keller by Judith St. George Wow. This is a fascinating book! I had NO idea Alexander Graham Bell and Helen Keller were such good friends…or friends at all! And everyone I’ve talked to about this […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse

Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse by Robert Lawson This is a really neat historical fiction book written from the perspective of Paul Revere’s horse! […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters

Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, by Lesley M. M. Blume  I read this one aloud to my daughter a few years back and I still remember how fabulous it was! An 11yr old girl is left […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Adventures of a Brownie

The Adventures of a Brownie, by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik This week I finished reading this book aloud for the second time. My kids LOVED it! Originally written in 1908, you would think that the language and plot would be […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Chrestomanci series Pt. 2

I started talking about this series in April, when we first discovered it and started reading the first volume (which included 2 of the books: “Charmed Life” and “The Lives of Christopher Chant”). At that point, I was intrigued and […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Have you heard of the “Chrestomanci” series?

I found the book “The Pinhoe Egg” on the shelf at the library recently (facing out on top of a shelf…that is such a brilliant way to get people to find new books to read! I find things for my […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle

The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle, by Hugh Lofting Finished reading this book aloud to my children today and we are in love with the characters in this series and can’t wait to read more! This is the 2nd in the […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap

The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap, by H. M. Bouwman I found this on the library bookshelf and was intrigued…Just finished it today…was reading to see if my 9.5yr old would like it and if it […]

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BOOK REVIEW–The Sherlock Files: The 100-Year-Old Secret

The Sherlock Files: The 100-Year-Old Secret, by Tracy Barrett  Just finished this book, a quick read, even for my 9yr old. My daughter and I both give it a thumbs up! Can’t wait to read the sequel! I found this […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Tail of Emily Windsnap

The Tail of Emily Windsnap, by Liz Kessler My daughter and I just loved this story about a little girl (Emily) that finds out she is half-mermaid. Her mother is phobic about water and doesn’t allow her daughter to ever […]

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