Something To Do, Summer Reading Book Adventures, Weekend Links

Weekend Links: Bite-Sized Reading Tricks That Keep Kids Inspired

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my favorite part of the week because I get to share the goodies, finds and resources that I have discovered over the course of the week during my online travels. This week, I want to focus on a unique idea when it comes to reading; simplify. Simplify as in;… Read More Weekend Links: Bite-Sized Reading Tricks That Keep Kids Inspired

Booklists, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do, Summer Reading Book Adventures, Weekend Links

Weekend Links: Diverse Picture Books from around the World

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the best-of-the-best when it comes to books and booklists for young readers that I have discovered in my weekly online travels. As usual the Internet is buzzing with great facts, books and activities families can do surrounding the big beautiful world we all live in.  This weekend,… Read More Weekend Links: Diverse Picture Books from around the World

Something To Do, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

{Guest post by Hannah Rials} Margarita Engle’s new book Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music is an inspiring story based on true events. And since I played drums in high school, this poem has a special place in my heart. Us female drummers have to stick together! Girl’s didn’t drum. That’s just the… Read More Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

book review, Summer Reading Book Adventures

A Day with Pippi Longstocking | Making your own Longstockings Activity

Pippi Longstocking is perhaps my first childhood book friend. Pippi is the ultimate kid’s kid and free spirit. She is able to lift strong policemen, climb tall houses and trees, rescue children from burning buildings and adults from their boring chatter. Pippi lives all alone in a large yellow and pink house, her mother died… Read More A Day with Pippi Longstocking | Making your own Longstockings Activity

Multicultural Children's Book Day, Summer Reading Book Adventures, Weekend Links

Weekend Links: Booklists that Help to #ReadYourWorld

Welcome to Weekend Links! Is summer whizzing by or what?? Reading is always an important part of our children’s lives no matter what time of year it is and so is helping our young readers learn about other cultures, religions and traditions through the pages of these books. Here are some great booklists and resources… Read More Weekend Links: Booklists that Help to #ReadYourWorld

Booklists, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Book-Jumper Summer Reading: A Norse God and Viking Booklist!

We’re continuing on our Book-Jumper Summer Reading series path with a Norse God/Viking Week! On Monday we looked at the great series by Joanne Harris. I feel as if I know Joanne. She is with us everywhere we go. We simply can’t leave home without one of her books. I’ve enjoyed her adult fiction for… Read More Book-Jumper Summer Reading: A Norse God and Viking Booklist!

Books, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter! And a Magical Visit to Remember

Happy belated birthday to Beatrix Potter!  This week Tuesday July 28th marked the 182nd birthday of this beloved and influential storyteller. Her books are well-loved favorites in our house and the milestone of her birthday reminded me of a lovely guest post from a Jump Into a Book reader that I felt was worth revisiting. Enjoy!… Read More Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter! And a Magical Visit to Remember

Summer Reading Book Adventures, Weekend Links

Weekend Links: A Summer of Fun, Travel and Reading

It’s time for Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the best-of-the-best in regards to bookish fun and resources that I have encountered over the course of the week. Oh my! Can you believe it is almost August already? Summer is slipping by but it’s my hope that all families continue to get outside,… Read More Weekend Links: A Summer of Fun, Travel and Reading

book review, Books, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Operation Redwood Revisited {Great Fiction Book for Kids!}

Today I make my way to revisit an old friend, the redwood trees of Northern California. In celebration of this very fun trip, I’m re-sharing an old Jump into a Book favorite about a great read called Operation Redwood. This is one of our favorite books and every time we read it we feel that… Read More Operation Redwood Revisited {Great Fiction Book for Kids!}