Summer Travel Sweepstakes with Little Passports

Little Passports is having a summer travel sweepstakes! Readers can enter to win a one year USA Edition Subscription to Little Passports, in addition to a fun travel trunk filled with Melissa & Doug interactive toys. This is the perfect sweepstakes to prepare families as they embark on summer vacations. Summer Travel Sweepstakes […]

Read A Book, Travel The World & Make A Wish {Guest Post from Gladys Elizabeth Barbieri}

Discover Your Wolrd Summer Reading Extravaganza

Is your family kicking into “summer reading gear?” Since I have always tried to offer ideas and books on Jump Into a Book to keep families reading, I really wanted to do something different this summer. This year I decided to “mix it up” a bit and invite some of the many amazing […]

Make Traveling Easy with Little Passports

Make Traveling Easy with Little Passports With summer trips ahead, Little Passports is sharing some great tips for traveling with little ones. Which means, less “are we there yet?” and more time for mom and dad to enjoy the laughter, or occasional silence as they hit the wide-open road.   Fearing that crammed flight […]

WEEKEND LINKS-Build a Summer Reading List So Kids Can Discover our World


The Internet is just a buzzin with planning, thoughts and activity prep for the upcoming summer reason. If you are like me, this time of year when school and is ending and summer is beginning is met with with a mixture of excitement and dread. Excitement for all the fun family plans, adventures […]

The “Leaves” of The A-Z Summer Reading Tree (The 2014 Edition!)

The Summer Reading Tree

Send to Kindle It’s no surprise that reading is a huge part of our summer and I know that is also the case with many of our readers. At Jump Into a Book we are always looking for ways to encourage families to “pull books off shelves and stories off pages.” Books can be more […]

Read Around the World Summer Reading Series from Multicultural Kid Blogs (and friends!)

Send to Kindle Read around the world this summer with great books recommended by the bloggers of Multicultural Kid Blogs (and friends!) Most readers of Jump Into a Book are already aware of the need for greater diversity in children’s literature. It’s one of the reason we all support the incredible Multicultural Children’s Book Day. […]

An Interview with Nine-Year Old Super Reader Faith Jackson

Faith Jackson

Every so often, my attention is drawn to young readers and writers doing amazing things. That is exactly the case with 9 year-old Faith Jackson. Faith is an avid reader…well…MORE than an avid reader! So far young Faith has finished over 700 books since July 1st 2013!! Amazing! Let’s get to know Faith […]

Stand Tall, but Read All Around! Book Review and Activity {by Shannon Medisky}

Stand Tall Molly Lou melon

Can you believe school DONE?!!? Ack! Now everyone is kicking into “summer reading gear” and Jump Into a Book is no different. This year I decided to “mix it up” a bit and invite some of the many amazing bloggers and reading/play advocates that I know to stop by and share their knowledge […]

Celebrate Best Friend Day with Little Passports!

Did you know that there is a day to celebrate best friends? Well, there is and we are excited to announce a fun promotion kicking off this week to honor National Best Friends Day on June 8! Now is a perfect time to refer your friends and share the many benefits of Little […]

Always Emily by Michaela MacColl {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

Always Emily

Ever heard of the Bronte sisters? Every wonder why their novels are the way they are? Well, Always Emily by Michaela MacColl takes an exciting look into the young lives of Charlotte and Emily Bronte. When the last of their older sisters dies when Charlotte is ten and Emily eight, the immediate duties […]