Literature

An April Reading Challenge for the Whole Family

Join the April Reading Challenge for some April Family Fun

Spice up your family’s reading this month with an April reading challenge! Join my family and me as we break out of our reading ruts and have a little fun along the way. The April reading challenge is part of our Year-Long Reading Challenge for Families. The concept is simple – read up to 4 books each month, …

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Over 25 Biographies that will Inspire your Middle School Student

These middle school biographies are perfect to inspire your teen or tween.

Your tweens and teens can learn a ton by reading middle school biographies. Don’t let your middle schooler skip over this genre! There are just too many great books to choose from. Reading about inspiring lives from the past and present allows kids to learn about the world beyond their own experiences. In addition, reading …

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Mr. Popper’s Penguins Book Club Activities Your Kids will Love

Book Club Activities for Mr. Popper's Penguins

These Mr. Popper’s Penguins book club activities will help create magical memories any time of year, but it’s particularly appropriate for the winter. Using these ideas, you can plan a book club meeting full of fun activities, games, and treats. From penguin games to handprint penguin crafts, your book club for kids will have a …

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A February Reading Challenge for the Whole Family

A collection of books and printables for the February Reading Challenge

Is your family ready to dive into reading this month with a February reading challenge? I hope you’ll join my family and break out of your reading ruts and have a little fun along the way. The February reading challenge is part of our Year-Long Reading Challenge for Families. The concept is simple – read up to 4 …

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Nine Thought-Provoking Questions that Compare the Book to the Movie

Use these 9 questions to compare the book to the movie version.

Who doesn’t love to compare the book to the movie after reading a engaging story? When a book is turned into a movie, everyone has a wide variety of opinions. There is no movie adaptation that captures the book perfectly so every attempt leaves plenty of room for discussion. And every now and then, the …

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