Good day dear readers! What a journey we are going to undertake this week! It promises to be one full of adventure and suspense! Settle down with your books, crack them open, and immerse yourself in the world of the Danes!   Uhtred is still living among the Danes, and growing stronger and stronger each […]

Welcome back kiddos! It is time to get back into our read for this week, and see where Ellen’s adventure is going to take us next!   Ellen is at Mrs. Fitzpatrick’s house, and for the time being she is safe. Otto found her in the woods, and brought her back to his mother, so […]

Good day dear readers! December is trucking along, and the holiday crazy is starting to draw closer (again). While we wade though the preparations for all of our traditions, there are some that are fun ones to consider. I love any tradition that deals with books, as you all know (I am sure by now) […]

Oh readers! What a read we have for this month! If you have seen the television show “The Last Kingdom” than this book will be familiar to you. I confess, I have not watched the show, so this book has been a fun foray. I hope that you ladies and gents enjoy the book this […]

Alright kids, we are ready to dive into our new read! Get ready for an adventure that will leave you on the edge of your seat!   Ellen Carroll is not any child. She is special. She knows that she is a queen, and so when she wakes up on her birthday, she finds a […]

2018 Kids Reading Challenge

Reading is one of the most important things that kids can do! It not only fuels their imaginations, but it helps to expand their vocabulary as well. We should encourage our kids to read more, and one of the ways that I have pushed my children to read something different. We tend to fall into […]

Oh readers! I am not sure that I can bring the full excitement of this weeks read to our blog! The ending of this book will keep you hooked. It is so hard to believe that we are wrapping up this book, and getting ready to dive into a new book. This month has flown […]

The passengers from the ship settle into life on the island. The admiral takes charge and soon houses are being built. They are not sure how long they are going to be there, so supplies must be found, and shelters needed. Amanda, Jemmy and Meg are told they are going to stay with another family, […]

I really cannot believe, dear readers, that we are fixing to usher in a brand new year.  2017 has flown by so quickly. Between kids, house, work and life – time flits by us fleetingly, and I think laughing at the same time. But through all the crazy of the year, I have almost managed […]

With the voyage underway, Amanda, Jemmy and Meg are beginning to learn the names of those who are on board. While the ships sail through the ocean, the children spend a lot of time on deck when the weather is nice. When the weather is bad, they are below the ship in the hold, where […]