A Unit Study of “The Girl Who Could See”

A unit study inspired by Kara Swanson’s “The Girl Who Could See”. Topics include Multiverse Theory, National Disaster Response Planning, and Biotech. Suitable for high school students. “The Girl Who Could See” Unit Study Supplement the unit study with a list of discussion question from BookRiot.com. Other posts related to ”The Girl Who Could See”Continue reading “A Unit Study of “The Girl Who Could See””

Discovering the Wonder in S.E.M. Ishida’s Nick Newton

K.A.:Excited to have S.E.M. Ishida on the blog today talking about her wonderfully inventive, middle-grade steampunk series about a boy named Nick Newton. Welcome, S.E.M.! For those unfamiliar, please tell us about Nick and his story. S.E.M.:Nick Newton Is Not a Genius and its sequel, Nick Newton: The Highest Bidder, are both speculative fiction middleContinue reading “Discovering the Wonder in S.E.M. Ishida’s Nick Newton”

Keagan’s Review of “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

My twelve-year-old son wrote this for his homeschool book club, and gave me permission to share it. The Giver is a science fiction book written by Lois Lowry. It’s intended for middle-grade readers. The story’s setting is a future version of Earth where there’s no starvation, but the government strictly controls everything. Jonas is a typicalContinue reading “Keagan’s Review of “The Giver” by Lois Lowry”