Melody J. Bremen

11 Books for Kids Who Love Animals

Monday October 09, 2017

11 Books for Kids Who Love Animals

Check out these furry tales! (See what I did there? Tales. Tails.) (Sorry, I couldn’t help it.) Some are sweet, some are heartfelt, some are an adventure!

Life of Pi
Redwall (Redwall, #1)
Pax Read More>>

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10 Middle Grade Book Review Blogs to Get Great Recommendations

Monday October 02, 2017

10 Middle Grade Book Review Blogs to Get Great Recommendations

If you have a child that’s a bookworm, it can be hard to keep up with their voracious reading appetite. You can browse on websites like Amazon or Goodreads, but these websites have so many books, it’s hard to know where to start. Here is a list of blogs that reviews middle grade books (and sometimes chapter and pictures books, as well). These websites post regularly and provide honest reviews that can help you find your child’s next read. Read More>>

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13 Best Audio Books for Family Road Trips

Monday August 28, 2017

13 Best Audio Books for Family Road TripsGoing on a summer road trip, or just taking a few-hour day trip? If you have kids in the back seat, you may hear the beautiful melody of your child’s voice singing out, “Are we there yet?”

Pop in an audio book CD that will entertain all ages to keep the hours from dragging by. They’re also great for listening during play time or just before bed time. Here is a list of audio books that will have a pick for everyone. Happy listening!

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

The Magic Tree House

Pippi Longstocking Read More>>

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7 Middle Grade Books about Homeless Children

Thursday August 17, 2017

7 Middle Grade books about homeless childrenEvery kids has struggles, but some are bigger than others. Some children find themselves thrust into a big world very early on and the test is to see whether or not they will emerge from the challenge as a better person.
Here are some touching and heartwarming books about homelessness:
Paper Things
Crenshaw Read More>>

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The False Prince: Book Review

Monday August 14, 2017

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the kind of book that really draws you in. the writing is visual and the action keeps moving. Sage’s attitude and snarky voice, combined with a plot full of treason and intrigue, keeps you wanted more.
I also liked how Tobias and Roden, who seemed like they would be more simple, flat characters, changed back and forth (and back and forth again) between being Sage’s friends to being his enemies. Read More>>

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11 Books for Kids Who Love Sports

Monday June 26, 2017

11 Books for Kids Who Love SportsHere are a number of middle grade books for kids who love sports. There’s something for everyone!

Football

Million-Dollar Throw The Zucchini Warriors (MacDonald Hall, #5) Unstoppable Read More>>

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