I share a few chapters from my middle grade novel, "The Stable House" in which the characters go trick-or-treating and find that things don't go exactly as planned.
How would you like an inkblot for a friend? Inkling comes to life from Dad's drawing tablet and brings hilarity and love into the family's life. Inkling helps with several problems that Ethan and Dad have and everything works out in the end because of an inkblot.
Assessment tests bring a lot of stress to students in middle school, and all students know that they must find ways to ace their tests. School should not be all about scores on tests. Students at Lake View Middle School must find a way to ace their tests and someone comes up with a great idea.
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
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
What kind of adventures do you have with your dog? Young readers will want to share these adventures with Sophie the dog that is Bea Garcia's best friend. Sophie is not a brave doggy and cats are definitely out of her comfort zone.
Do you love chickens? Kelly Jones writes with hilarity about a young girl who loves to raise chickens. Sophie must navigate a new home and school with new friends and she wonders if her chickens will get lonely in the new home. A few special chickens arrive that might have superpowers to help.
Mr. Lemoncello, everyone's favorite game maker, is back with a fun read by Chris Grabenstein. Fun fact-finding puzzles to solve in order to win a new game teaches research skills to young readers.
This is a list of mystery and crime solving books for 4 to 10 year olds (preschoolers and elementary age kids).
Have you ever traveled to a magical land by way of a suitcase? Ivy Sparrow and her brother travel to the land of the uncommoners to solve the mystery of their grandma's family secrets.