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: Keeping Kids in the Reading Habit this Summer

As usual, I have seen a TON of great activities, booklists and suggestions from other bloggers involving Keeping Kids in the Reading Habit this Summer during this last week and I’d like to share my favorites with you today.  Enjoy! 8 Tips to Prevent the Summer Reading Slide at Growing Book By Book 24 Books That… Read More Weekend Links: Keeping Kids in the Reading Habit this Summer

Summer Reading Book Adventures

Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza Series Recap

Our Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza Series has come to an end and we are SO grateful for the participation and wonderful guest posts from our contributors. I truly feel that that series was a success, and it wouldn’t have been possible without our contributors fun and fresh kidlit book picks and activities. We… Read More Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza Series Recap

Booklists, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Weekend Links: Links & Reads to Support International Literacy Day!

Monday, September 8th is International Literacy Day. Here are some facts about literacy and the event as well: Some 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills; one in five adults is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women; 60.7 million children are out-of-school and many more attend irregularly or drop out. To raise… Read More Weekend Links: Links & Reads to Support International Literacy Day!

Summer Reading Book Adventures

A Peek into Thailand {Guest Post from Stephanie Kammeraad of Mama-Lady Books}

My Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza is winding down, but I continue to be amazed at the high-quality and in-depth book reviews my guest posters have come forth with. This week is no exception either as the always-creative Stephanie from Mama-Lady Books shares an amazing book pick with JIAB readers. Enjoy! A Peek into… Read More A Peek into Thailand {Guest Post from Stephanie Kammeraad of Mama-Lady Books}

Summer Reading Book Adventures

Fiesta Fiasco by Ann Whitford Paul {Guest Post by Frances from Discovering the World Through Her Son’s Eyes}

Can you believe it’s AUGUST already?! Summer is almost over and our Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza is winding down. To say I have been blessed by amazing guest bloggers during this even would be an understatment and today’s post is no different. I’d like to give a huge “Thank You” to Frances from… Read More Fiesta Fiasco by Ann Whitford Paul {Guest Post by Frances from Discovering the World Through Her Son’s Eyes}