Dad Reads Aloud

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

“Everybody has a heart. Sometimes you gotta work hard to find it.” What’s the Story?     Lost...

The Children Of Noisy Village

“I feel sorry for all children who don’t live in Noisy Village” What’s the Story? Astrid Lindgren...

The Little Prince

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important” What’s the Story?...

The Many Assassinations of Samir, the Seller of Dreams

“The first time I was stoned to death by an angry mob, I was not even a criminal.”...

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits

“Why do we celebrate Christmas?”“Because a child has come to earth,” said...

Frog and Toad

“You have been asleep since November,” said Frog. “Well, then,” said Toad, ...

Amos & Boris by William Steig

“Amos, a mouse, lived by the ocean. He loved the ocean.  He loved the smell of the sea air. He...

Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke

“The adventurers took everything. They took the gold. They took the maps, the books, the gems, and...

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

There is a rule in middle-grade fiction.   Your protagonist must be a child.    Not only that, but...