The more targeted approach to tackling my To-Read pile inspired by the folks at The OcTBR Challenge has resulted in me reading a ton of great books this month. In today’s post, I’ll tell you about four of them.
Tamiko Pettee’s ebook for children touches on a topic I’ve been thinking about lately – how to help children navigate friendships in a digital age. (Book Review)
This week, The Ten-Year-Old reviews Muse Magazine by Cricket Media and The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups by David Wisniewski.
This week, The 9 year-old reviews If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island by Ellen Levine and The Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl by Daniel Pinkwater.
This week, The Nine-Year-Old interviewed one of her favorite picture book characters: Oliver, the tomcat from Werner Stejskal’s Oliver and Jumpy picture book series.
Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Nine-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Nine-Year-Old spends some time painting and exploring grassy meadows with Oliver, the tuxedo cat and his kangaroo buddy Jumpy.
Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Eight-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Eight-Year-Old explores a new topic at the hands of a trusted author (Bruce Coville’s The Unicorn Treasury), shares her favorite book of the week with Mommyo (Socks by Beverly Clearly), and revisits an old favorite (Blockhead by Joseph D’Agnese).
Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Eight-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Eight-Year-Old reads all about scheming weasels in Elys Dolan’s Weasels, friendly aliens in Dugald A. Steer’s Alienology, flying girls in Betty Brock’s No Flying in the House. She also found time to hang out with Schroeder’s Muse and visit OlogyWorld.
This week, The Seven-Year-Old is reading news about elephants, sea dragons, and sleet. She’s also devouring books about Star Wars, dragons, and Ooblecks.
This week, The Seven-Year-Old is devouring news stories about Vikings, dragon bones, and mega-rodents. She’s also reading books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Benjamin Sherman, Bill Watterson, and Brad Meltzer.