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The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: Esperanza Rising Book Review & Activity

Welcome to our third week of our Bookjumper 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 The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series: Esperanza Rising Book Review & Activity

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The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

{Guest post by Hannah Rials} The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern Maggie Mayfield is beyond genius. She knows everything. She always makes perfect grades, and one day, she’s going to be president of the United States of America. She is only eleven years old, but what does that matter? Eleven is the year… Read More The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Talback {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

Guest Post by Hannah Rials Every mother and grandmother have heard the poem of the old woman who swallowed the fly. It is ridiculous of course, but how can you help but share this enjoyably silly poem with your children? Simms Talbac’s Caldecott Honor books brings life to this crazy old woman with her crazy… Read More There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Talback {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

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Fish Finelli: Operation Fireball by E.S. Farber Book Review+ Activity (Guest Post from Hannah Rials)

Guest Post by Hannah Rials Fish Finelli is the smartest kid in town, yet he can’t seem to stop making bets with that annoying, stuck up Bryce Billings. So when Bryce taunts Fish about losing the Captain Kidd Classic boating race, Fish can’t help but accept the bet. He has a good boat; he knows… Read More Fish Finelli: Operation Fireball by E.S. Farber Book Review+ Activity (Guest Post from Hannah Rials)

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Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale by Brenda Williams and Benjamin Lacombe

Guest post from Hannah Rials Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale from Barefoot Books is a heartwarming story shows the rewards of putting others first, and includes educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China, and the legend of the moon fairy. Lin Yi has a list of… Read More Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale by Brenda Williams and Benjamin Lacombe