This summer my youngest son “O” walked the virtual hallowed halls of the University of New Hampshire while taking a Harry Potter as Storytelling on-line course with Professor Krasner. The minute I saw this advertised I signed him up for it as he is a huge Harry Potter fan. You must know that he was […]
I know this is a little off-topic, but there have been some new changes to the way Gmail filters your email. Here a JIAB, we just want to make sure you understand the options. Google is slowly rolling out a new automatic filtering feature for incoming emails. In the future your emails will be categorized […]
We are SO excited!!! The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has won a bronze medal in the E-Lit Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult Non Fiction Category! The fourth annual eLit Awards are a global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment. […]
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: The Celebration of the Life of E. L. Konigsburg.
This last week has been trying and sorrowful for Americans with the Boston Marathon bombings and the manhunt that followed. April 19, also marked the passing of one of our favorite authors, E. L. Konigsburg, at the age of 83. Konigsburg was a much-loved author who was honored with John Newbery Medal in 1997 […]
We love great ideas and innovation. Especially innovation that encourages families to read and spend slow family time together. That is exactly what I found when I read this article from 2010 on an innovative fellow named Todd Bol and his Little Free Libraries. Here’s an excerpt from The Daily Nightly at MSN News: […]
Anne from Learning Table has graciously bestowed upon Jump into a Book the Versatile Blogger Award. Thank you Anne for your great kindness. This is so much fun and so unexpected. This award comes with a few rules. Thank the person that nominated you. (Thanks again Anne !) Tell seven things about yourself. (See Below) […]
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to let you know that the Waldorf Connection is having a new course which starts tomorrow called,”The Elements of Early Childhood.” I’m so excited about this course and the support it can bring to those of us with small children in our homes. The “Elements of Early Childhood” 5-week course is […]