The Hobbit: A Kid Reviewer’s Review

The Hobbit has been reviewed a million times. What makes this review different from the others? This is a kid reviewer’s review of The Hobbit—a review written by a kid for other kids. That makes it different and special! THE WHAT: Even though The Hobbit was published in 1937, it remains popular and is recognized …

How to Get the Most From Parent-Child Read Alouds

Are you looking for ways to get the most from your parent-child read alouds? I’m always on the prowl for ways to cultivate extra bonding, learning, and engagement during these daily sessions with my children. My husband and I read aloud to our children for many reasons. Most important: It affords us extra one-on-one time …

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10 New Middle Grade Book Recommendations for Summer 2020

Are you looking for exciting summer 2020 book recommendations for your middle grade reader? My middle grade bookworms devour books faster than I can say abibliophobia. I’m always on the prowl for books that readers age 9-12 might like, and 2020 looks lit 🔥! My young bibliophiles are getting a little bit of everything this …