July 25, 2018

Some children - people - enjoy mysteries and figuring out the whodunit part. Others enjoy the thrill of it. Here are the most popular Mystery series I know:

1) A-Z Mysteries - 26 early chapter books of three quirky friends solving mysteries in the alphabetical order....

June 6, 2018

Are you a non-fiction enthusiast? Or maybe after reading this column, you are looking for non-fiction books to entice your son. Here are our top non-fiction picks for all ages:

1) National Geographic Readers Series are fantastic for early readers! Books on all sorts of...

December 6, 2017

Hannukah is around the corner. You must be thinking of gifts! What about books?

Don't groan! We are talking about books that your child can enjoy easily. Remember, a book should always be to challenge and never to frustrate. The book should be at your child's reading le...

April 5, 2017

Dear Gaila,

Pesach is almost here and I would like to get English Jewish literature as afikoman presents for my children. What do you recommend?

A Jewish Mom in Israel

Dear Jewish Mom,

The answer for that really depends on the level of reading and the intensity of Judaism...

February 15, 2017

This month I want to share with you my picks for fantasy books and series. Since 1997, when the Harry Potter series started being published, the realm of fantasy books has exploded. While great for fantasy lovers - this makes picking only a few a very hard job! Here ar...

January 18, 2017

This month I want to share with you my top twenty teen books. This list is especially dedicated to our 7th-8th grade Readathon participants (and also some 6th grade super readers!).

1) I'm starting out with the most obvious and popular series - Harry Potter. I think no...

December 7, 2016

Once a month I will post a list of my top books in a certain category. This time I will discuss humorous, silly books that will make you laugh out loud:

Sometimes you just want to snuggle with a good, funny book that will perk up your mood. A book that will have you lau...