In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
Kids love Halloween . . . and for a good reason. What other holiday is solely dedicated to giving out candy? All it requires is dressing up as their favorite superhero for a night and staying up way past their bedtime.
If you are having trouble getting your students excited to read or if you are looking for a new and innovative way for your students to give a “book report”, here’s how to put a new spin on the ol’ book report assignment.
From sonnet to limerick to ode to free verse, poetry has been a major part of human expression for thousands of years. April is National Poetry Month, and we can’t wait to break out all our Dickenson, Browning, Angelou, and all the rest of our favorites. We’ll celebrate by cozying up […]