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Time for Giving

Christmas time is the greatest time of year to give: a gift of love, a gift of thoughtfulness – and how about a gift to read?  Here are some wonderful new books that are perfect gift giving ideas and great for all ages. Let’s start with some outstanding and enlightening new pop-up books. Wild Oceans: […]

Historical Fiction Books that can Enlighten and Inform

Are you looking for great books to read alone – or out-loud? Here are some of the best of the year and that are good for ages nine and up. Count Down, by Deborah Wiles, is an historical fiction about the 1960’s. This riveting story includes all of the major facets that evoked, involved and […]

Historical Fiction, Animals and Classic Sequels Make Great Books

If you’re looking for an interesting chapter book geared for ages nine and up, I’ve listed some new outstanding historical fictions, books about relationships with animals and even a wonderful sequel to a classic story. See Saw Girl, by Linda Sue Park, is an eye-opening historical fiction about a young nobility-born Korean girl in the 17th […]

Historical Fiction, Animals and Classic Sequels Make Great Books

If you’re looking for an interesting chapter book geared for ages nine and up, I’ve listed some new outstanding historical fictions, books about relationships with animals and even a wonderful sequel to a classic story. See Saw Girl, by Linda Sue Park, is an eye-opening historical fiction about a young nobility-born Korean girl in the 17th […]

Uplifting Books and LDS Historical Fiction

It’s October and that means it’s General Conference time. So how about some wonderful books that include LDS historical fiction, mysteries, fantasies, special needs and overall uplifting books that are especially oriented to go along with our semi-annual conference?  Here are some outstanding, interesting and engaging Church themed books by LDS authors. The Silence of God, […]

Father’s Day Books

Father’s Day is coming up and here are some great picture books that pay tribute to grand ol’ dad. Testing the Ice: A True Story about Jackie Robinson, by daughter Sharon Robinson, and beautifully painted by Kair Nelson, takes you through the story of how Jackie had the courage to overcome racism in baseball by […]

Summer Reads

Summer is right around the corner (unless you live in Northern Utah and winter seems to be here to stay) so it’s time to stock up on some great books to relax with and read alone or with your family. All of these books are good for ages nine and older, except for the last […]

Easter & LDS Authors

LDS Spring Conference brings anticipation, renewal, direction and inspiration. It’s always even more special when Easter occurs during these talks from our great leaders. I’ve gathered some great books for kids that are all by LDS authors. The first two are picture books that are geared for ages 4 through 8 and perfect for this […]

Great Fiction (9yrs+)

Are you looking for a great fiction book to get your nine or older child excited to read? I’ve read and reviewed some outstanding books that they will not want to put down – as well as being great for parents to read out loud to families. Let’s begin with some realistic and historical fiction […]

Black History Month

February celebrates Black History Month and I’ve collected some outstanding new literature to help us all appreciate this rich heritage as well as understand and learn from our past mistakes. The first three books are especially good for ages 9 and up. This first book just won the coveted Newbery Honor award a few weeks […]