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

Bookjumper Summer Reading Series

Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: Habibi by Naomi Nye Book review

Today we are going on a journey to the Middle East. Often times what we hear coming out of the Middle East is violent. Today I would like to share an insightful book and a look into the everyday life of Israel/Palestine. When I first read the book Habibi by Naomi Nye a few years… Read More Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: Habibi by Naomi Nye Book review

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr #readyourworld

Wow! It’s week NINE of the Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series! NINE…..where did time go this summer? As you many already know, this series is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer. All of the books I am jumping into feature protagonists are girls or… Read More Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr #readyourworld

Bookjumper Summer Reading Series

The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: The Wildwood

Welcome to our 6th week of the Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series. I can’t believe we’ve been reading and adventuring together for 6 whole weeks!! If you are just tuning in you can find some great book review and activities here and here. Today both intern Hannah and I have things to say about this week’s… Read More The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: The Wildwood

Bookjumper Summer Reading Series, Booklists, giveaway

A Love the Earth Booklist: Preserve,Restore, Reuse {Giveaway}

Welcome to the next installment of my Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series! This is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer. All of our protagonists are girls or women and most of our showcased authors are women as well. I will be offering up a… Read More A Love the Earth Booklist: Preserve,Restore, Reuse {Giveaway}

Summer Reading Book Adventures

Weekend Links: The Importance of Reading Aloud & Giveaways Ending!

Welcome to Weekend Links! I don’t know about you but summer is has been crazy-busy so far! We have mountains of books to read, travel plans galore and I am enjoying yet another batch of baby fox kits who have taken up residence at my house. As always I am determined to provide booklists, activities… Read More Weekend Links: The Importance of Reading Aloud & Giveaways Ending!

A Year in the Secret Garden, Bookjumper Summer Reading Series

Let the Book Jumper Summer Reading Series BEGIN! Revisiting The Secret Garden

Welcome to the first week of The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series! This is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer. We are already off to a running start with a great book review of A Year in the Secret Garden and a book giveaway… Read More Let the Book Jumper Summer Reading Series BEGIN! Revisiting The Secret Garden

A Year in the Secret Garden, book review, Bookjumper Summer Reading Series

School is OUT…Let the Book Jumper Summer Reading Series BEGIN

Welcome to the first week of Book Jumper Summer Reading Series! This is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer! Our summer reading program will be a combination of some really neat things. All of our protagonists are girls or women and most of… Read More School is OUT…Let the Book Jumper Summer Reading Series BEGIN