Printable games that teachers, book club leaders and librarians can use for the book Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson. Name game, trivia, drawing game (like Pictionary.)
A review of Michael Morpurgo's children's book 'Kesuke's Kingdom'. One of the best children's books around, often used as a transition text in schools.
Hook kids into reading with these booktalks for some of the best nonfiction books.
Finding good books for 7 year olds can be a challenge. This is a list of chapter books and classic books that my 7 year old loved. These books are great for both boys and girls.
This year - 2016 - the world is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the brilliant Roald Dahl. Writer Cathy Le Feuvre is a HUGE fan who's visited the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
Below I talk about the history and impact of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.
Spice up your spooky fiction booktalks with audience participation. Here you’ll find ideas for ways to get the children involved along with complete booktalks for several kids’ spooky fiction books.
American Girl dolls started off celebrating brave historical characters who were interested in the issues of their time. They're being replaced with bland contemporary characters.
Spice up your fantasy fiction booktalks with audience participation. Here you’ll find ideas for ways to get the children involved along with complete booktalks for several kids’ fantasy fiction books
The Raven is one of Edgar Allen Poe's most well known works. It is studied in high school and College. This is a word-by-word study to help a new student of critical analysis.