Books


This is a review of the book Code Name Verity.
(NOTE: I didn’t get a free review copy of this book. I simply checked it out of the library. I also didn’t receive any remuneration — other than deep satisfaction — for reviewing this book.) World War II. A common English woman who loves to fly airplanes. Her aristocratic Scottish […]

Book Review for Code Name Verity



A Man Called Ove is an exceptionally well-written and touching book for teens and adults.
(Note: I did not receive any remuneration or free review copy of this book.) It seems like when I share books, they tend to be children’s picture books. Like the book Press Here, or The Day the Crayons Quit, or The Incredible Book Eating Boy. Those books are so fun […]

A Terrific Book for Teens — and Adults!




Grandma's Gourd is a delightful book app for children ages 6-8.
Did you ever read the story of Three Billy Goats Gruff when you were in elementary school? There were three billy goats who needed to cross a river. When the first billy goat started over the bridge, a troll (who lived under the bridge) jumped out and threatened to eat […]

Grandma’s Great Gourd — and Giveaway!


(I received a copy of this book to review but all opinions are my own.)  Amazing. Touching. Remarkable. Awesome. Eye opening. Astounding. Moving. Awe inspiring. Poignant. Sad. Heart breaking. Gut wrenching. Infuriating. I could go on and on expressing emotions that I felt while reading the book Lessons from Zachary: Turning […]

Lessons from Zachary




Make these simple bookmarks with your sons. They'll have fun making them.
Consider these startling statistics from DoSomething.org: Two-thirds of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of the 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare. One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read. Students who don’t read proficiently by the 3rd grade […]

A Book and Some Bookmarks


Raising Human Beings by Ross W. Green PhD is an excellent book that teaches parents how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship. Great practical advice!
(NOTE: I was given a free review copy of this book. However, that did not influence my opinion.) Raising kids is not easy. Not one little bit. Parents want their kids to learn values such as honesty and kindness. They want courteous, polite, obedient, independent, and hard-working kids. That’s not too much […]

Raising Human Beings