Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey is one of our favorite books. As part of their New England summer, Allie and the girls make deeper connections with the book by picking blueberries and making a pie.
Inspired by Allie's author signing post, the boys and I read one of my childhood favorites, the Harry the Dirty Dog series by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham. In a deeper "study," we found lots of interesting things in these classic stories.
Allie and the girls have been attending weekly story times at the library and the village bookstore while in Cape Code. This week they met author and illustrator Bob Staake. Read more about their adventures.
We've read Dragons Love Tacos so many times that we've come up with our own versions to mix it up a bit. See how we keep a book entertaining after reading it again and again.
Vacationing with your favorite books isn't always doable. A couple books and you'll be deep in overweight luggage fees. But finding ways to read every day on vacation can be an adventure unto itself. Check out our tips and see what we discovered.