But the fun reading in the 500Jerk household currently centers on Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee. All of a sudden, Boy Wonder is captured--spellbound--by nightly reading.
Despite evidence to the contrary, he may take after his mother after all.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Talking to Tweens and Maniac Magee
In hopes of keeping communication lines open with my rapidly maturing nine year-old daughter, I've started reading Talking to Tweens, by Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer. I like the practical advice she includes in the book, and the helpful developmental information on the "middle child" stage.