About Carolyn Leiloglou

When she's not reading to her four kids, listening to audiobooks, or paying library fines, Carolyn blogs about children's books at House Full of Bookworms. Carolyn has been featured on the the Read-Aloud Revival Podcast and at Story Warren.

Caught reading during (home)school

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Written by Carolyn Leiloglou of House Full of Bookworms

I caught my son trying to read during “school” time this morning.

I was SO excited!

My son hasn’t been a big reader. Sure, he’ll read things for school if I ask him to without complaining (thankfully).

And he’ll pick up most of the picture books, fact books, or graphic novels I bring home from the library without any prodding. But getting him to read a middle-grade novel just for fun?

Not so much.

Which is why I was thrilled to see him trying to sneak a chapter during the end of science.

It got me thinking about my own experiences with books in school.

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