Jamie Orsini

Jamie is a military spouse, mom to two littles, and an award-winning journalist. She's a Ravenclaw who volunteers with JPL & NASA as a Solar System Ambassador and loves reading anything she can get her hands on. You can reach her at jamiethebookie@gmail.com.

Get Your Child Hooked On Reading With 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Looking for a fun way to get your young child interested in reading? Try the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Here's how to participate.

11 Laugh Out Loud Funny Picture Books Perfect for Reading Aloud

Discover these 13 funny picture books that are rooted in comedy and heart - and perfect for reading aloud with the kids around.

When Natural Disasters Strike, Libraries Support Their Communities

When natural disasters happen, the library is there to help.

Why ONE OF US IS LYING by Karen McManus is Problematic

A reader takes a close look at some of the problematic plot points involving mental illness, sexuality, and slut shaming in ONE OF US IS LYING.

Learning From Choosing Inclusive Books for Our Children

The thought of buying my daughter a book about baby feminists filled me with happiness. But for my son? Embarrassingly, the thought didn’t cross my mind.