Book Reviews and Ideas

A Book Review for Treaty, Trenches, Mud, and Blood

Ideas for discussion when you read Treat Trenches Mud and Blood

Treaty, Trenches, Mud, and Blood is one of Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales, which are history-based graphic novels. Take a journey through the major events of WWI with this graphic novel. This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure. Treaty, Trenches, Mud, and Blood by Nathan Hale Genre: Graphic Novel, HistoryLength: 128 pagesFirst Published: 2014 …

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A Look at The Dam Keeper including Book Club Ideas

Dam Keeper Book Club ideas

The Dam Keeper is a graphic novel based on an award-winning short film. The dark fog threatens to destroy the village, but the dam keeper, Pig, works hard to protect the town. But is there more going on beyond the fog? NOTE: The book does have elements that might be considered scary to some children, …

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Lion of Mars: Book Review and Book Club Ideas

Lion of Mars Book Review for kids and parents

Lion of Mars is a thoughtful middle school Science Fiction book. It’s a great title to add to your middle schooler child’s reading list this year. This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure. Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm Genre: Science FictionLength: 272 pagesFirst Published: 2021 View on Amazon | View on …

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A Closer Look at Nim’s Island with Book Club Ideas

Nim's Island Book Ideas and Review

Nim’s Island is a wonderful read. Full of fun and adventure, and located on a secret tropical island, it’s a perfect read to add to your elementary school-age child’s reading list. This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure. Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr Genre: Fiction; AdventureLength: 128 pagesFirst Published: 2008 View on Amazon | …

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A Closer Look at Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

Tristan Strong book club ideas

Jump into a world where African folktale characters come alive and storytelling is the magic that will save the day. This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure. Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia Genre: African Folk Tales, FantasyLength: 528 pagesFirst Published: 2020 View on Amazon | View on Goodreads …

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A Closer Look at Giants Beware by Jorge Aguirre

Giants beware Book review and book club ideas for kids

Claudette isn’t your typical well-behaved hero, but she is ready to fight for her village. Of course, she must convince her friends to join her so they can protect the townspeople from the scary giant. This post contains affiliate links. Read┬ámy full disclosure. Giants Beware by Jorge Aguirre Genre: Action & Adventure; Graphic NovelLength: 208 …

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A Closer Look At Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke

Mighty Jack Book Review and Book club ideas for kids

This clever twisted tale of Jack and his magic beans is a fun adventure story for middle school kids. This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure. Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke Genre: Fantasy and Folklore; Adventure; Graphic NovelLength: 208 pagesFirst Published: 2016 View on Amazon | View on Goodreads Publisher’s Description Jack might be …

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