• Girl Power: 10 Fierce Young Females In Literature

    Girl Power: 10 Fierce Young Females In Literature0

    “And though she be but little, she is fierce!” You will want to get to know all 10 of these fierce young females in literature. 1. Alice from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll via GIPHY “The story begins with Alice idly passing away the time next to a river when she sees a

  • 15 Kids Explain How They Identify With Books

    15 Kids Explain How They Identify With Books0

    As a writer and teacher, I have often wondered if my middle school students feel connected to characters in books because of gender, race, or cultural background. Here is what I found out: 1. & 2. Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick “I am strong-willed, so I loved Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie.”—Nick

  • 10 Novels About Motherless Children

    10 Novels About Motherless Children0

    Growing up without parents isn’t easy. These fictional motherless children show the perils of being an orphan. 1. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens “The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. He escapes from there and travels to London,