7 Activities for Your Child to Do During Read Alouds

7 Activities for Your Child to Do During Read Alouds {LibraryAdventure.com}

My preschoolers are just getting to the ages where they are loving read alouds. They’ve always loved reading (I’m so thankful and I know that’s an undeserved gift), including sitting down to “read” their own books before they knew any sight words. They’ve also listened to me (and my husband and other family members) read to them […]

Kingdom’s Dawn: A Review

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Finding really great books for Christian teen boys is sort of a difficult task. There really aren’t many books out there on the market that are both Christian and contain good action scenes throughout the books. I know this, because my brother never really found any books that interested him, because they were either boring, […]

The Otter, the Spotted Frog and the Great Flood Activity

The Otter, The Spotted Frog, and the Great Flood - a hands-on activity from LibraryAdventure.com

  Over the years my family has enjoyed reading a variety of “great flood” tales from our local Blount County Library. This month found us enjoying the Creek Indian version called, The Otter, the Spotted Frog and the Great Flood by Gerald Hausman and beautifully illustrated by Ramon Shiloh. In this version, spotted frog announces […]

Aliens on Vacation (a Review)

Aliens on Vacation (a Review) from LibraryAdventure.com

The concept which begins this story is one used in many mid-grade stories (parents can’t avoid having to leave for a long period of time and have to ‘dump’ the main character on an unfamiliar relative/friend). However, this time there is a whole new, funny twist to the idea. David’s parents are busy professionals and […]

Fin M’Coul, the Giant of Knockmany Hill (a Review)

Fin M’Coul, the Giant of Knockmany Hill Book Review

With St. Patrick’s day right around the corner, I decided to share and review one of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day themed books: Fin M’Coul, the Giant of Knockmany Hill, written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola. This storybook brings to life an Irish tale that has been handed down from generation to generation about the popular […]