children’s books

48 Books to Brighten Your Child’s New Year

Let the Little Children Come to the Classics While the public education system has, for the past thirty years, been underestimating our children’s creative abilities and progressively dumbing down the required reading in class, a mass of parents have recently displayed an eagerness to have their advanced readers enjoy a far more rewarding venture into the depths of classics and culture. But where to start? You want to give your child a book that is… Read More »48 Books to Brighten Your Child’s New Year

22 of the Most Exciting Children's Books of All Time

May the Force be with you! It’s Star Wars day, and in honor of this momentous occasion, I want to direct you to some books that will be as monumental for you to read as Star Wars is for you to watch! Epic adventures don’t just come to life on the screen – there are even richer pastures of imagination beckoning to you from between the covers of classics. Do you love an exciting read… Read More »22 of the Most Exciting Children's Books of All Time

A Whole New World in the Hundred Acre Wood

(An add-on article for my original post: how to motivate children to read more and my 2018 reading list)I grew up on Winnie the Pooh. I watched the classic movies, of course, and also the late 90’s and early 2000’s TV shows on Disney Channel on Saturday mornings, but my fondest memories of Winnie the Pooh are of the nights before bed when my dad read the A.A. Milne books aloud. He would do all the… Read More »A Whole New World in the Hundred Acre Wood

A Brave New World I Never Knew

Brave New WorldIn January at the beginning of the year, I was staying with a friend in New Hampshire for a couple weeks and browsing her bookshelves. I caught site of A Brave New World, and asked her if she thought I’d like it. As both of us were liberal arts students who had attended the same college together, she was in utter astonishment that I had never read it before.“Will I like it?” I… Read More »A Brave New World I Never Knew