Poetry for Kids

Poetry for Kids - Book Lists from A to Z | library adventure.com

I did not grow up reading poetry. Other than memorizing a poem in 2nd or 3rd grade, I don’t really remember studying much poetry in school. Since I started homeschooling, I have discovered quite a few great poetry books for kids. While we don’t do formal poetry studies, it is nice to grab a book […]

O is for Ocean Book List

O is for Ocean - A collection of favorite books

Fiction Favorites As we study different science themes, I like to select about half a dozen book on the topic to read with my boys. Fiction books help them get excited about a topic before we dive into the science behind it. Below are a few of our favorite ocean theme books. Over in the […]

10 Newbery Books for a Middle School Book Club

10 Newbery Books for a Middle School Book Club

Our book club has been together for almost 5 years and our kids continue to tell us it is one of their favorite school activities. At the beginning of each school year we select books based on the kids’ interests and abilities. For the past couple of years our reading selections have come from the […]

Memorable Memoirs

Memorable Memoirs

The Memoir has become one of the best-selling genres on the book market. It causes a lot of controversy, and it usually generates plenty of hype and press, and then, of course, more memoirs from another perspective. Memoir is not fact, and it’s not fiction either. It’s memory: one person’s reflections on a life or […]

10 Books for Children Who Love the Library

10 Books for Children Who Love the Library

“The world is full of magical places, and the library has always been one of them for me. A library can be that special place for our children.” – Julie Andrews The library is a wonderful place for children. From an early age children can meet interesting characters and travel to faraway places just by […]