Too Many Books & Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind

Too Many Books by Gilles Tibo Stars: **** Scholastic (2004)Ages 4-7 The copy of this book that I read is a TD Canada Trust book courtesy of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Over 500 000 grade one children received a copy of this book through TD Grade One Book Giveaway Program in celebration of TD… Read More »

Born to Read by Judy Sierra and That Book Woman by Heather Henson

Stars: ***1/2 Knopf – Division of Random House (2008) In this book, illustrated by Marc Brown (Think Arthur) a little preschool aged boy shows us how he loves to read and be read to and the many ways reading can come in handy. The story starts when Sam is a baby and goes till he’s… Read More »

The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

Stars: ***** Jossey-Bass (March 2009)Adult NonfictionEducation, Reading, Literature Study This is one of the few books published in 2009 that wasn’t a review book. I actually picked this up at the library, obviously it was the title that caught my eye. This book’s general audience is teachers and anyone else who teaches reading and a… Read More »

The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

Stars: **** Summary: The book is ancient, ravaged and full of utter nonsense. But the moment it enters Daphna and Dexter’s lives, bizarre things begin to happen. Why is their father, who found the book, suddenly so distant? Is the old man who took it from him some kind of hypnotist? Why is a giant,… Read More »