10 Ways Middle Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

10 Ways Middler Schoolers Can Have Fun with Writing

Whether your middle schooler struggles with writing or aspires to be a novelist, these 10 activities will help him have fun with words while improving his composition skills. Fan Letters Middle school tends to be the time when many kids – especially girls – begin to develop an interest in and admiration for celebrities. Help […]

5 Tips for Using Wordless Books with Kids with Special Needs

5 tips for using wordless picture books with kids with special needs, plus a few book recommendations and other resources! {LibraryAdventure.com}

I’ve long been an avid fan of picture books, but, honestly, it took me a while to become excited about wordless picture books. But, now that I see their numerous benefits (and how amazing they can be), I’m a dedicated fan of several phenomenal wordless masterpieces. My son with special needs loves to read. He really […]

Meet Shelley Harris, Children’s Librarian

Meet Shelley Harris - Children's Librarian

Each month, The Library Adventure interviews a library worker. This month, the spotlight is on Shelley Harris, a children’s librarian at Oak Park Public Library in Oak Park, Illinois. The Library Adventure: Please give a brief description of your current position. Shelley: I’m a children’s librarian, and I coordinate our Family Learning initiatives. This includes […]