About

My name is Crystal, and I help parents and teachers find the right books for every stage of their children’s lives.

For eight years I was known as Ms. Crystal to classrooms full of preschoolers. I’ve worked in education since 2005, and most of that time has been spent in early childhood education. I love working with young kids, and seeing the passion they have for learning new things.

The importance of early childhood education took on a new meaning for me in 2009, when I gave birth to my first son. My second little boy followed in 2010, and our newest reader will be here in the spring of 2017.

In 2013, I left my job as a teacher to pursue writing full-time and homeschool my two boys. I have been reading children’s books literally every day since 2005 (and I love it!).  Books were my first love, and reading is still one of my favorite things to do.

My all-time favorite book is To Kill A Mockingbird, and my favorite book to read with kids is The Jolly Postman. My oldest son loves reading the Kingdom of Wrenly series . My youngest loves books by Roald Dahl. My husband’s favorite book is probably something about sports. We live in the beautiful city of Indianapolis, Indiana with our two stinky dogs.

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