Archive for the ‘Books About Family’ Category

Nana Cracks the Case!

Nana Cracks the Case! is the story of Nana and her wacky adventures.  The book is reviewed by Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Nana Cracks the Case! is a terrific new series (hopefully! they promise more are coming) that is not the usual, formulaic stuff that our kids are growing a little bit used to –…

The Two and Only Kelly Twins

The Two and Only Kelly Twins is a story about the ups and downs of having a twin.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • This book introduces readers to Ilene and Arlene who are 7-year-old twins. • The six chapters are related, but they each focus on a specific…

The Boy on the Porch

The Boy on the Porch is the story of a young mute boy and the family who adopts him.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • A young couple discover a small boy sleeping on their porch, and their lives are forever changed. • The boy is mute and must find…

I Love You the Purplest

I Love You the Purplest is a wonderful story that is perfect for bedtime reading.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Another wonderful book that is not so new. You should discover it for the first time like me (thank you Lisi!), or rediscover it. • I Love You the…

Jack Strong Takes a Stand

Jack Strong Takes a Stand is a story about a boy who is tired of his over scheduled life.  The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • Jack Strong decides that going on strike is the only way to end his over scheduled days. • Short chapters, simple sketches, straightforward language, and…

Andy Shane and the Barn Sale Mystery

Andy Shane and the Barn Sale Mystery is a story about Andy and the time he spends with his granny.  The story teaches a valuable lesson about the value of giving.  The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What you need to know: • The story is short and very manageable for new readers, but the writing style…