• Trying to find just the right book to read? 

    Visit my virtual book tasting below to sample sumptuous

    summaries of some of my favorites. You can read or listen to the audio.

    Bon appetit!


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    What am I reading now?

    • Just started - Efren Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

    • Just finished - Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson

    Top picks for K-2nd:
    • The Last Firehawk series by Katrina Charman

    • Meet Yasmin! (an other Yasmin books) by Saadia Faruqi

    • Lola Levine (series) by Monica Brown
    • Alvin Ho (series) by Lenore Look

    • Pete the Cat picture books by Eric Litwin

    • Pigeon books and Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
    • Clubhouse Mysteries (series) by Sharon Draper

    • Notebook of Doom (series) by Troy Cummings
    • Junie B. Jones (series) by Barbara Park

    Top picks for third through fifth graders:

    • Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol (series) by Andres Miedoso

    • Some Kind of Courage by Dan Geimenhart (also any book he writes!)

    • Ghost Boys (and absolutely ANY book) by Jewel Parker Rhodes!!!!

    • Ghost (Track Series) by Jason Reynolds

    • Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri

    • Terrible Two series (and anything else written by) Mac Barnett

    • The Books of Elsewhere series by Jacqueline West

    • Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

    • When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

    • Wonder by RJ Palacios

    • One and Only Ivan by Katherine Hannigan

    • The Horizon Series by various authors

      These are just a few of my favorites and I’ll make sure to add more as I discover them.  Parents, pick up a kids’ book and read.  You’ll be surprised how much you’ll enjoy it :)