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These parents from around the country are sharing recommendations and reviews of the books that get their kids excited.

Paul T
Floral Park, NY
Girl, 4 years
Paul’s daughter Cate reminds him of Luna Lovegood from the Harry Potter books. She marches to the beat of her own drummer, and seems comfortable doing so.
Kevin K
Kalamazoo, MI
Two girls, 10 years & 7years
Kevin's family enjoys reading so much that, at times, everyone sits around the table for dinner with their open books next to their plates
Cathy W
Johns Creek, GA
Boy, 2 years
Cathy is a former elementary school teacher and long time fan of Scholastic Book Clubs. She loves to travel, tutor, blog, and, of course, read with her son!
Phyllis B
Green Valley, AZ
Boy, 5 years
Phyllis enjoyed volunteering in a fourth grade classroom, where she held leveled reading circles. The students got to decide whether to recommend the books they read to the following group.
Kristi W
Greeley, CO
Three Boys, 8 years, 7 years, 4 years
Kristi has fond memories of sitting in her mother’s lap, hearing her read The Cat in the Hat over and over.
Charlene K
Trinity, FL
Boy, 9 years & Girl, 6 years
Charlene became a fan of series when she discovered Nancy Drew and the Little House on the Prairie books, and loved being able to follow characters along as she read each new book.
Beckie H
Beecher, IL
Boy, 7 years
Beckie volunteers in the school library and loves to help kids find books to read, especially reluctant readers.
Christina L
Vicksburg, MS
Four Boys, 15 years, 7 years, 6 years, 5 years & Girl, 13 years
Christina homeschools her five children.
Lysa L
Manchester, NH
Boy, 6 years & Boy, 2 years
Lysa and her husband enjoy writing reviews of the books they’ve read, and now their son is joining them and contributing his own reviews.
Kimberley S
Maple Shade, NJ
Girl, 6 years & Girl, 4 years
Kimberley read Charlotte’s Web in fourth grade, upon a recommendation from the librarian, and remembers thinking about the characters long after she finished the book.
Jennie B
Anna, OH
Girl, 7 years & Boy, 4 years
Jennie’s daughter was once a hesitant reader, but has become much more confident, and even reads aloud to her younger brother at bedtime.
Minal P
Klamath Falls, OR
Three boys, 9years, 6 years, 4 years
Minal and her family love reading together and sharing books they like. She is currently enjoying getting into nonfiction, thanks to some of the nature books her kindergartener is reading.
Teri C
Eagle Point, OR
Five Girls, 14 years, 10 years, 9 years, 7 years, 4 years
Teri inherited her mother’s set of Little House on the Prairie books from her grandmother when she was 8, and has shared them with her own daughters, too.
Kelli P
Quakertown, PA
Boy, 7 years & Girl, 5 years
Kelli grew up with Book Clubs, and still remembers waiting for the Book Box to arrive in her classroom. Now, she loves picking out new books with her kids.
Carolyn D
Pierre, SD
Three boys, 14 years, 11 years, 4 years
Carolyn loves to read every chance she gets, and her sons are starting to inherit that trait; they have piles of books in their rooms.
Karey P
Harker Heights, TX
Girl, 6 years & Boy, 3 years
Karey is a third grade teacher who loves to read with all of her children. It becomes her mission each year to find at least one book for each student.
JJ M
Springfield, VA
Girl, 4 years & Boy, 1 yr
JJ holds a degree in illustration and a Masters in Art Education. As a child, she used to tell her mother, “Books are my friends.”
Rachael M
Layton, UT
Boy, 7 years & two Girls, 5 years, 1 yr
Rachel believes instilling a love of reading in her children will help to give them a head start in life. As a child, she loved to read mysteries and historical books.