About Cindy Hudson

Cindy Hudson is the author of Book by Book: The Complete Guide to Creating Mother Daughter Book Clubs (Seal Press 2009) and creator of Mother Daughter Book Club.com. She also writes about family literacy issues.

Book Review: The Magnificent Books Series

Tweet Gone are the days when families kept a set of encyclopedias for reference when they wanted to find out facts about something they were interested in. But nonfiction books on a specific topic of interest that have beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Science and Technology of Leonardo da Vinci by Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan

Tweet Many people know that Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper as a mural in Milan. Or they know of his famous portrait, The Mona Lisa. They may even know about some of his ideas to invent machines long … Continue reading

Book Review: Jungle Animals: A Spotter’s Guide by Jane Wilsher

Tweet Did you know that the platypus is one of the few poisonous mammals, able to inject poison through its back claws? Or that piranhas make sounds like short barks? These are just a couple of the interesting and fun … Continue reading

Book Review: Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber

Tweet Sarah has always felt strong and confident in her body. She loves basketball, is a key player for the team, and has a group of friends who also play. But her parents are both often away from home for … Continue reading

Book Review: The Wild Book by Juan Villoro

Tweet When Juan’s parents separate, he is sent to his eccentric uncle’s house for the summer while his mom and dad figure out how to move forward. Uncle Tito lives in a house filled with books and he has unusual … Continue reading

Book Review: The Girl in the Red Boots by Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD

Tweet In her psychotherapy practice, Dr. Judith Ruskay Rabinor began to explore the importance of the mother-daughter relationship to her patients, many of whom were dealing with eating disorders. While helping others connect with their unexamined trauma, she turned her … Continue reading

Book Review: The Universe by Matthew Brenden Wood

Tweet People have always looked into the night sky and wondered about what they were seeing. Over the centuries our understanding of what’s out there has changed as observers and scientists have gained greater ability to look further as well … Continue reading

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