Below I talk about the history and impact of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.
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.
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.)
Fancy Nancy was my daughter's favorite fictional character when she was younger. Fancy Nancy is a rambunctious, curly-cue little girl with a huge imagination and bigger vocabulary.
The Ever After High book series is perfect for young readers and older reluctant readers too. This fairytale series features the children of the most famous fairytale characters in history.
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.
Being homeless when you are growing up is an all-too-familiar story for children today. Felix is almost thirteen and is experiencing this with his family with all of the adventures that come with this problem. If only he could win the writing contest with the cash prize!
I describe the inspiration behind my third middle grade novel being based on the games I played with my friends and siblings in my neighborhood growing up, hoping to inspire today's readers to go out and do the same.
The Tale of Despereaux is a charming and thought-wrenching children's chapter book, suitable for all ages.
Finding friends in middle school can be tricky. Who knew that a bowling shoe could be the start of an unlikely friendship? Miles loves bowling and Amy loves to write. Amy discovers the bowling alley that Miles' family owns and the rest is history. Unexpected friendships can be the best ones.