All posts tagged 5th grade book club

manic monday

Just Another Manic Sunday

Complicated Car Pooling for 5th Grade Book Club

It’s just another manic Sunday! Do you remember the time before kids when Sunday was a day you could spend in bed? Sunday, FunDay, Don’t Have to Run Day? Not when you become a mom!!! I really wanted to take PickyKidPix‘s book club of 5 girls to meet author and illustrator Grace Lin at a literacy event nearby.

The stars aligned when the swim meet for two of the girls was a home meet and all the girls were able to make most of the it, but not without a mad scramble. Thankfully, one of the moms is excellent at logistics and figured out this incredibly complex schedule to get everyone where they need to go.

It was worth it! The girls loved meeting Grace Lin and it was a great book club meeting!

Six o’clock already
I was just in the middle of a dream
I was kissin’ Valentino
By a crystal blue Italian stream
But I can’t be late
‘Cause then I guess I just won’t get paid
These are the days
When you wish your bed was already made

It’s just another manic Monday
I wish it was Sunday
‘Cause that’s my funday
My I don’t have to runday
It’s just another manic Monday

No, Bangles. You don’t want our Sunday today!  Read more…

Island of the Blue Dolphins book club

Book Club for Kids: Island of the Blue Dolphins

5th Grade Book Club Activities for Island of the Blue Dolphin

I remember reading Island of the Blue Dolphins when I was in 5th or 6th grade and really loving it but it was a kind of quiet book. I didn’t notice kids at school reading it either, and I assumed too old-fashioned and had fallen out of favor. When it arrived on our door step for PickyKidPix’s 5th grade book club, I was delighted! She hasn’t it read it yet though. Read more…