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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

I have fond memories of reading the World Almanac when I was a kid. As I've grown up I haven't really looked at one in awhile. When I saw this was available I grabbed it thinking this would be a fun activity for me and my kids. I'm happy to...

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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017

I have fond memories of reading the World Almanac when I was a kid. As I've grown up I haven't really looked at one in awhile. When I saw this was available I grabbed it thinking this would be a fun activity for me and my kids. I'm happy to...

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Women in Science - 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

When I was walking through my local bookstore, this book, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky, was highlighted on their shelves and jumped right out at me. It’s an absolute treasure. The book is...

4 Stars

Raising Passionate Readers - 5 Easy Steps to Success in School and Life

“Raising Passionate Readers: 5 Easy Steps to Success in School and Life” by Nancy Newman is an excellent analysis of techniques that should be utilized to encourage children to read. I like that there is a combination of scientific analyses...

5 Stars

The Kids' Money Book - Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating

This was an interesting book on money management for children. I chose it because my kids are in middle school and I felt it was time they needed to start looking at more in depth money issues other than earning and saving. This covers some...

4 Stars

Wacky and Wild! - Guinness World Records

The Guinness Book of World Records is a famous collection of facts. I was so excited to get the Wacky and Wild version of this. The cover has a man holding a giant hot dog and grinning. I really enjoyed the way the author has the sections d...

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Super Humans! - Guinness World Records

I remember waiting each year for the full collection of Guinness Book of World Records to come out. It was always so fascinating. The Super Humans edition is jam packed full of tricks, feats, and records that will astound. Some make you smi...

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Wacky Wheels - Guinness World Records, I Can Read Level 2

For kids who love things with wheels, this is an interesting book. It shows the world record holders for some of the tallest, largest and heaviest wheeled vehicles. There is one small vehicle built by high school students which should spark...

4 Stars

Daring Dogs - Guinness World Records, I Can Read Level 2

Dogs, dogs and more dogs……big dogs, small dogs and surfing dogs. There are so many interesting dogs in this world record book that you won’t believe it. Though this book is for beginner readers, make sure you are there to read it with them....

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Biggest and Smallest! - Guinness World Records

Who knew there were Guinness records set for the largest yoyo or the smallest teddy bear? This book is divided into 7 sections and each section explores the biggest and the smallest of different things. Section 1 is Astounding Animals. From...

4 Stars

Amazing Body Records! - Guinness World Records

Guinness Body Records will amaze and having you shaking your head. This is so much more than the tallest person or the smallest. There are 9 chapters that explore world records from the top of a human’s head to the bottom of their feet. Som...

4 Stars

Barron's Totally Wild Fact Packed, Fold-Out Animal Atlas

Buckle up, animal lovers! Barron's Totally Wild Animal Atlas is about to take you on a journey of exploration across the world to check out the many different kinds of animals that we share this planet with. All kinds of animals are showcas...

5 Stars

Justin and the First Amendment

Verna Safran has brought a tense topic to the page with Justin and the First Amendment. I couldn't wait to read this one. The plot is very realistic. I know of many teens these days who wish to wear t-shirts, or other clothing items, that a...

4 Stars

How Tiger Says Thank You! - Little Traveler Series

I think were in love. This was so cute. Tiger travels the world and shows kids (with your help) how to say thank you in 8 different languages. I loved how each page gives the adults the pronunciation guide on how to say each one. So don't w...

5 Stars

How Penguin Says Please! - Little Traveler Series

The gang is back! And this time its Penguin's turn to travel the world and learn how say Please in 7 languages! This is another great little board book for the little ones to learn one new word in a few different languages. If your one of t...

5 Stars

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015

“The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015” is a mind-bogging collection of details about a myriad of subjects. It is an interesting resource for a society that has become dependent on using the internet search engines because it also can pr...

5 Stars

Super Pop! - Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make It Through the Holidays

For me, pop culture is always fun and interesting to read and this book brings us much of it. Some is older than what I would consider pop culture of today, but not less interesting. There are chapters full of lists, and tidbits about them,...

4 Stars

Anatomy & Bodybuilding - A Complete Visual Guide

When I opened the package for this book my first thought was that it would be great for readers who are looking to workout at the gym. It's just that. If you are looking to get an idea on what areas of the body to work out and what machines...

4 Stars

Psy-Q - Test Yourself with More Than 80 Quizzes, Puzzles and Experiments for Everyday Life

Mr. Ambridge presents this lighthearted book to readers who would like to take quizzes and do some interactive exercises based upon psychological scenarios. Since psychology is the study of the mind and behavior, he presents a plethora of q...

3 Stars

World Almanac and Book of Facts 2014

This almanac is full of information. I can’t remember the last time I read through an almanac; it was much more than I expected. It covers almost any topic you can think of from general history to health statistics. I feel much smarter afte...

5 Stars

The World Almanac for Kids 2014

In this information packed book for kids, they will have no problems finding things that interest them. There’s something on every topic that will grab their attention and keep them eagerly turning the pages for more. From having puzzles, g...

5 Stars

TIME New Frontiers of Space - From Mars to the Edge of the Universe

This hefty book provides images and snippets of information that cannot help but fire one’s imagination. I admit that I have never wondered whether ‘black holes are hairy’ but that is evidently one of the things that the Titanic telescope i...

5 Stars

My French Sticker Dictionary - Everyday Words and Popular Themes in Colorful Sticker Scenes

“My French Sticker Dictionary” by Catherine Bruzzone and Louise Millar is a visual dictionary to teach approximately seventy words in French using a combination of stickers and illustrations. There is a glossary at the very end of the book...

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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

It is amazing to me that so much information can be packed into the single volume known as “The World Almanac”. I find myself getting sidetracked by such things as the history of the National Anthem (and its words), instructions on how to f...

5 Stars

The Ten-Day MBA 4th Ed. - A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught In America's Top Business Schools

Ever wanted to begin an MBA program but you are not sure what to expect? Ever wanted to not spend excessive time beating the books and numerous online sessions to get that MBA? This book has a lean concise approach to acquiring the MBA know...

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