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The Book Worm

Learn A-B-Cs with animals from A to Z

The Book Worm: Kids 2 to 4 — and even 5 to 6 — will love meeting all the animals of Kenya with “Kay Kay’s Alphabet Safari” from Dana Sullivan. Comment.

‘World’ of inspiring kids

The Book Worm: Hand ecology-minded 10 to 15 year olds “Kids Who are Changing the World” by Anne Jankeliowitch, and see how they change, too. Comment.

Spark creativity with Ripley’s fascinating facts

The Book Worm: Kids, ages 12 and older, will love paging through “Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Reality Shock!” and then showing off everything they’ve learned. Comment.

Live the history of fashion

The Book Worm: “The Fashion Book” will suit young adults interested in all things fashionable, while they study how styles of dress have evolved for men and women throughout history. Comment.

Say ‘aloha’ to ‘Lulu in Honolulu’

The Book Worm: Eight-to-10-year-old girls will get a kick out of Lulu’s well-meaning personality and fun adventures, while they learn about Hawaiian culture. Comment.

Rethink American history

The Book Worm: If you’re the kind of person who loves debate, or if you want the kind of history book your father never had, check out “A Most Imperfect Union.” Comment.

Informative books that aren’t boring

The Book Worm: “Poo! What Is That Smell?” by Glenn Murphy, and “Why Spacemen Can’t Burp” by Mitchell Symons are two books that will keep summer vacation going strong, and give kids some new facts they can share when they get back to class. Comment.

Wrap up summer reading with these local authors

The Book Worm: Why not check out these books for their bit of local flair? Comment.

College bound?

The Book Worm: For any student age 16 and up, “77 Things you Absolutely Have to Do Before You Leave College” by Hailey Bondy is what you should get your hands on. Comment.

Learn about a new world with ‘Sugar’

The Book Worm: “Sugar” by Jewell Parker Rhodes is fiction rooted in history that readers ages 8 to 12 will fall for. Comment.

Lose yourself in the story of the little lost cat

The Book Worm: Meant for 3- to 6-year-old readers, “My Name is Bob” by James Bowen and Garry Jenkins is a book your child will get lost in. Comment.

Tame your little monster’s tantrums

The Book Worm: Read “Even Monsters … ” by AJ Smith to calm down 2- to 5-year-olds when they put up a fight. Comment.

Kentucky Derby from A to Z

The Book Worm: Hand your 3-to-13-year-old horse lovers “D is for Derby” — they’ll want to read it, again and again. Comment.

Big book of vehicles for little drivers

The Book Worm: If your 3-to-5-year-old child loves anything with wheels, then he’ll love “The Ultimate Book of Vehicles From Around the World” by Ann-Sophie Baumann. Comment.

Gotta sing and dance? Gotta read this book!

The Book Worm: If your child is between the ages of 8 and 12 and loves to sing and dance, she’ll love “Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker,” by Patricia Hruby Powell. Comment.

Affairs to remember: A romantic look at the lives of historical figures

The Book Worm: Teens 15 and older — and some adults — are likely to love all the salacious surprises in “Historical Heartthrobs” by Kelly Murphy and Hallie Fryd. Comment.

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