Make the most of pre-game time and halftime by reading and talking about these great books!
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Are you enjoying the football and basketball seasons? Kids across the country sure are! You can be an All-Star parent without missing even one of the season’s big games! And we don’t just mean you’ll be playing and watching and cheering, but you’ll be reading the best books about sports out there. PatchReads and ReadKiddoRead want to get you and your kids talking about some great sports books with the Tailgate Book Club. Follow these steps to make the most of pre-game time, halftime, and all the days in between. Step 1: Pick a book each week based on the ReadKiddoRead Tailgate Book Club List, and have all your friends and their kids read it before game day. Step 2: Gather everyone together for the game. During half-time, put the TV on mute…
Middle school student leads her book club to eco-friendly project at Wills Park.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Wills Park has a new flower bed because a group of girls who formed their own book club decided to improve their community in an eco-friendly way. Early this summer, Brooke Aumer, a 12-year-old student at Northwestern Middle School, and several of her friends formed a girls’ book club, according to a news release from the city. Club members enjoy spending time together and sharing their love of books. One of their recent selections, My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald, provided the girls with an opportunity to share not only their passion for reading but also their desire to improve the community in which they live. In the book, the main character joins a school earth club and learns about the importance of recycling and “going …