Monthly Archives: March 2011


Books Boys Love – Part 2

Continuing on from my earlier post about Books Boys Love... I've been compiling a list of popular books from our Reading Rewards website that were read (and enjoyed!) primarily by boys. If you're looking for great book recommendations for boys, you might want to consider some of these titles! Eragon (Inheritance) Christopher Paolini Amazon puts [...]

Books Boys Love – Part 1

After more than 12 months of readers logging their reading minutes and book reviews on Reading Rewards, I thought I'd take a look and see which books were read and enjoyed primarily by boys. Here are some of the books that came out on top. I'll post some others later this week! The first novel [...]

A review of The Giving Tree

I stumbled upon Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree at the library this week. Unbelievably, I had never read it despite countless bedtimes with my 2 boys. I have to admit one of the reasons I picked it up was it's apparent simplicity. Large pictures, few words, I thought it would be a good choice for [...]

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The Power of a Book

How I believe in the power of a book. I actually remember the first book I ever 'read': sitting on my father's lap, and feeling his pride (and my own) as I read Dr. Seuss's Hop On Pop. Cup, pup, pup in cup. I suppose much of it was from memory but I'll never forget [...]

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