Reading should be a delight- not drudgery. Think kids staying up late, flashlight in hand, to finish just one more chapter. Too often though, this is not what we see. We have to coax, wheedle, beg and even sometimes even bribe children to pick up a book. We can hardly blame the schools for… Read More Reading Rebels:Take Back the Joy!
Boredom with books. What a sad, sad thought: yet, when it comes to reading many kids are. I find this particularly horrifying because when it comes these treasures -as if this blog wasn’t enough of a giveaway- I’m an avid reader. Given the amount that I read within a single year, most people are flabbergasted… Read More Boredom Begone! Reading Enjoyment for All (Even You)
Up to my ankles Or just past my knees… Here we go walking Through the gold leaves. *Special thanks to the artistic talents of Eva for the illustration
New is always exciting, especially when it’s a fresh start. Beginnings, goals, and increased joy… they’re all the rage here on the Bookaneer this week. My start of a new year (yes- in September, it just feels better. Take that January!) is made better by determining where to go next, what I want to do-… Read More New Books, New You
Start of a new year? Let the confetti fly! No, I have not gone crazy. I’m just super happy and excited. Fresh starts are dazzling, and have a tendency to make me giddy. Let’s face it: back to school is more of a fresh start- whether you’re a student or not- than New Year’s… Read More Start Something Fabulous