Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park

Dear Barbara Park- Thank you for this novella! I give it 5 out of 5 birds. A friend recently recommended this to me and I'm so glad she did. I had no idea it was by the author of Junie B Jones until the end. She manages to make you love a character in the... Continue Reading →

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Alright Astrid, you get three out of five birds for this one. The whole experience with this one was meh. The highlight of the entire thing was teaching my 4 and 3 year old what a canniabal was. And now they regularly ask people if they eat humans. It's been quiet fun to watch. Pippy... Continue Reading →

Restart by Gordon Korman

Okay GorDON Korman, you get a full chicken dinner of five out of five birds for Restart. Was it cheesy? Maybe a little bit but I absolutely loved the message and the feeling I was left with. The book is written in many students perspectives and really allows you to see the WHOLE picture. You... Continue Reading →

The Witches by Roald Dahl

I'll give Roald Dahl 5 out of 5 birds for The Witches. First of all, I read this to my four and 3 year old. I tried with all of my might to persuade HLB(4) from choosing this one- because it seemed a little scary for her age. However, she BEGGED me. She continuously told... Continue Reading →

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

I give the Wild Robot by Peter Brown a 5 out of 5 birds! I absolutely loved reading this book with my four year old. We laughed, gasped, and even tear up. I appreciated how Peter tied in the Earth's ecosystem and it's natural consequences. It allowed us many talking points and opportunities for questions.... Continue Reading →

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