Category Archives: chapter books

Timeless Tuesday: Junie B. Jones

For this week’s Timeless Tuesday, I wanted to reflect on a book series that was a major part of my childhood. The Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Parks will forever hold a special place in my heart. I remember being so proud of myself when I finally read the first Junie B. Jones book […] Continue reading

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Free Fridays: The Book of Mistakes

The Book of Mistakes written and illustrated by Corrina Luyken is a commentary on how mistakes are not always bad and can lead to bigger and better things. In The Book of Mistakes, Luyken uses her “mistakes” to build a world of creativity. On the very first page, there is a partially drawn head and […] Continue reading

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Traditional Thursdays: Sideways Stories from Wayside School

I have always loved Louis Sachar’s zany book – ever since it first crossed my school desk circa the fourth grade. Seeing the play interpretation at our local children’s theatre in a later field trip was a delight, and reading it years later to my dormmates as a college kid was like revisiting one of my funniest old friends. […] Continue reading

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