Book Clubs

How to Host a Fantastic Green Ember Book Club for Kids

This creative book club for The Green Ember by S. D. Smith was a delightful part of our ongoing monthly book clubs for kids. This first book in an epic adventure series inspired a fun celebration and discussion for both my girls’ and boys’ book clubs. I have no doubt they will remember these characters …

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My Children’s Book Club Plans this Year

{This post contains affiliate links.  Thanks for supporting Not Before 7.} Last year I organized two successful book clubs for my daughters:  The Arrow Book Club (5th/6th) and the Boomerang Book Club (7th/8th).  We follow the Brave Writer literature suggestions for our titles and our family uses the Brave Writer Language Arts book guides at home. …

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An Enjoyable Booklist for Our 7th and 8th Grade Book Club

We made it!   Our school year has wrapped up and with the exception of a few loose ends in math, we are relishing our free time. Of course, my free time includes time spent reflecting on our completed school year.  It’s important for me to re-evaluate choices that didn’t work, while also celebrating our successful ones. One of …

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