With my mom gone- and in attempt to try and shake the blues- I am looking forward to the next batch of company, our summer plans and how summer reading will fit in?
And as a sneak - peek for my faithful friends....
I am starting another book club site- that will feed into bookclub4boys.com.
... drum -roll please....
it is not really up and running yet- I just put up the lay-out and have started working on content ( who we are?, what we do?, why? etc..) This site comes in answer to the many emails I've received about:
What about girls?
What about my son who is a great reader already?
What can I do - if I want my child to be in a book club- but I don't want to host one?
This site is going to have book reviews by kids- for kids...so OUR kids can find great books they might like to read. ( If you child would like to submit book reviews- click here for information!)
Also- I will... on occasion... host a book club ON-LINE! Our first Book Club On-LINE will be this Summer. I found a great book to start us off! I am also trying to gather items for weekly give-aways during the book club weeks. ( To motivate the kids to keep up with the assigned reading pages and reward participation! If you would like to donate anything... contact me at Bookclub4boys@yahoo.com)
Here's a sneak peek into MVP* (Magellan Voyage Project) by Douglas Evan
RL- 9yrs- 12 years old
What is Adam Story to think when a strange man wearing all black (including a black turban and cape) visits him at school?
IS this guy for real?
Should Adam believe his story about being a Prince who wants to sponsor the first 12 year old to travel around the world in 40 days- unchaperoned and no planes allowed?
For sure this man is a loony- who wears capes but magicians and vampires?
Still- going on an all expense paid adventure around the world sounded much better than a summer filled of sports camps with kids he's never met.
If you would like your child to participate- be sure to get your copy by June 15th! I'll have a book mark/ page assignments to down load- and make sure your child will be able to post comments on a blog. (I will randomly pick winners from the comment box each week- rewarding those who participate!)