The Tale of Despereaux is a charming and thought-wrenching children's chapter book, suitable for all ages.
Hook kids into reading with these booktalks for some of the best nonfiction books.
Below I talk about the history and impact of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie books.
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.)
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.
Chapter book suggestions for elementary age girls. These chapter books series often include dozens of books that are appropriate for young girls.
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
My Weird School books are perfect for both boys and girls, they are funny, have memorable characters and are a perfect introduction to chapter books, particularly for reluctant readers.
What would you do if you could take a magical ship to a land of ghosts where no one has ever gone? Oscar discovers that he can visit the city of ghosts while he is still alive. There is also a life lesson in being different and standing up to being bullied.
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.