Chapter Books

Holiday Gift Guide:  Anna Hibiscus

Holiday Gift Guide: Anna Hibiscus

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Get Ready for a Royal Crush

Get Ready for a Royal Crush

Get ready for a Royal Crush in this third book in the middle-grade Princess Diaries spin-off series, written and illustrated by New York Times-bestselling author Meg Cabot. Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is turning thirteen. Even better, she’s finally starting to get the hang of this princess thing. Just in time, too, since her half-sister,(…)

Meet Absolutely Alfie

Meet Absolutely Alfie

Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes has a kitten-sized secret in her debut chapter book—perfect for fans of the Judy Moody books!  Seven-year-old Alfie Jakes isn’t thrilled when her mom organizes end-of-summer playdates with her soon-to-be classmate, Hanni. Hanni is kind of bossy. So Alfie is relieved when Hanni is more fun to play with then she thought.(…)

Adventure Books for Kids

Adventure Books for Kids

Secrets of the X-Point:  Pursued Axel Jack and Daisha Tandala are two thirteen-year-old friends running from a billionaire madman who killed their scientist parents and now wants what the kids have—a GeoPort (Geographical Transportation System.) The GeoPort, invented by their parents, has the ability to transport a person to any place on Earth within seconds.(…)

Cyclone – Books for Young Readers

Cyclone – Books for Young Readers

Nora’s whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle-grade novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Doreen Cronin. Riding the Cyclone, the world famous Coney Island roller coaster, was supposed to be the highlight of(…)

Meet the Chapter Books

Meet the Chapter Books

Great Summer Reads for Independent Readers Penguin Young Readers published these chapter books earlier this summer and we wanted to encourage you to pick up a copy for the young independent reader in your home. Keep the kids engaged in reading with these fun adventures and colorful characters. About The Kid from Planet Z: Talking(…)