Looking for some ideas for summer reading? Want to find out what Nashville schools are recommending for the summer of 2019? Check out these reading lists and fun events for families. …
Summer is quickly approaching! Here are some of our favorite summer books about swimming, the beach, camps, and long sunny days….
Have you been watching James Holzhauer dominate on Jeopardy? Over the last few weeks, he has won 21 straight games and earned more than a million dollars.
For me, it’s been one of those fun collective T.V. watching experiences – my mom and dad are watching, it’s been popping up in conversation with friends, and even my kids (who had never seen Jeopardy before) are into it….
April and May are FULL of new children’s book releases that I can’t wait to get my hands on! Here are some I think my kids will love:…
Best Choices for Kids 8-10:
Click by Kayla Miller – Many popular graphic novels seem to focus on the social complexities of middle school. Click covers these issues – but from a slightly younger viewpoint. It’s one of my favorites on this list.
Click is about a 5th grade talent show. When groups form and begin practicing for the performance, Olive struggles to find her place. The friend drama seemed very true-to-life and normal for a 8-10 year-old. Not quite middle school issues yet, but still very relatable for elementary and middle-grade readers.
The Babysitters Club by Ann M. Martin – I read these books as a kid, and the updated graphic novel versions are great and immensely popular. The first four books are illustrated by Raina Telgemeier – who wrote Sisters (also on this list). I find it so interesting that publishers are remaking 1980’s series. For more on that, click here.
Marcy and the Riddle of Sphinx by Joe Todd-Stanton – This book is very different from the other graphic novels on this list. It’s not about school, problems with friends, or tween awkwardness. It’s about girl who travels to Egypt to rescue her father. A great pick for kids interested in ancient Egypt or mythology….