Facebook has become the new Google - especially when it comes to asking for opinions and recommendations. Over the past several days I've had friends online ask for some book recommendations. Here is a compilation of some of the comments they received. Please note - I have not personally read all of these yet BUT … Continue reading Summer Reading Book Recommendations you should read
This is Part One of a Six-Part Series on the 50 Books Every Child Should Read Before they Turn 8. All of these books teach valuable life lessons on: Perseverance Family & Friends Courage Kindness Exploration & Discovery Responsibility *You can click on the links below to go to Amazon to purchase the book. Please … Continue reading 50 Books Your Child Should Read before Turning 8, Part One – Perseverance
Do you love YA Fantasy novels? How well do you know some of the most popular books? Try out this fun word search activity with a twist. I provide you with the name of the book but do you know who the main character is? It is the main character's name you are searching for … Continue reading Activity for Young Adults – How well do you know your Fantasy novels?
If you are looking for a really great time and fun read, both Stella and I highly recommend Chris Grabenstein's Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. While working on Stella's Detective Badge for Girl Scouts, we revisited this book. It is an award winning children's mystery that perfectly supported her Girl Scouts Badge work because … Continue reading Book Review: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
As we were checking out books in the library we found this book - Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America - that caught our attention. The following books series have been challenged or banned in schools and/or libraries in America's history.