Book Reviews with Activities

Great books for your students of all ages, along with activities if you need them.

Emily Dickinson for Kids

Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest poets. In The Mouse of Amherst, your students will meet her through the eyes of a mouse that lives in her room. For added fun Mr. Draeger meets the mouse and Dickinson after a nasty bump on the head.

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Don Quixote for Kids

What could possibly go wrong when you put an idealist and realist on a journey together? Find out when you introduce your students to two of the greatest characters in all of literature: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.

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The Odyssey for Kids

This Dorling Kindersley Classics edition of The Odyssey for younger readers begins with a brief account of the Trojan War, has excellent illustrations and lots of added information throughout the text regarding the culture of the ancient Greeks. Don’t forget about Sniffy. He’s back!

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