If your kids could use a little brush-up on their spelling, beezi might be the game that does it. My son and I took the game for a test drive. He figures he’s a better speller than his mother (who is a writer by trade, a-hem). We really enjoyed beezi. For […]
The New York Times Book Review has released its list of this year’s “10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books,” and here they are. The Times has done a terrific review for each book, here.
Gary Kohl – elementary schoolteacher and writer – offers his review of Dust City, by Robert Paul Weston. The book is recommended for kids age 12+. By Gary Kohl Robert Paul Weston’s new book, Dust City, has many magical elements scattered through its 300 pages of mystery and intrigue. Weston reaches […]
Is your older child writing a book or movie review? Here’s a five-minute clip of two of the best movie critics, Siskel and Ebert, talking about what makes a good film review–the discussion also holds for book reviews, restaurant reviews, or any other piece of writing you’re doing in which you must be critical.