I just started a book club for my 8 year old daughter.
Deconstructing Penguins is very well written, easy to read, and full of real-life scenarios for conducting a literary analysis discussion group.
"Deconstructing" does so with clarity and suggested readings in age appropriate childrens books as well as classics.
Wow. The Goldstones have taken very complicated stuff, broken it down to its core, and made it so accessible to everyone. Read morePublished 9 months ago by thestateoftoys
This is one of the best books that I have read this year! Entertaining, enlightening, and encouraging...all in one book. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kim
I lead a homeschool Bookclub and was looking for guidance in working with kids in a book group. I have been in adult book groups but that is very different from leading a... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Christal M. Hillner
Deconstructing Penguins is very well written, easy to read, and full of real-life scenarios for conducting a literary analysis discussion group. Read morePublished on July 24, 2012 by DeAndra Jarboe
Excellent. I was looking for a book to help teach my 5th grader critical analysis. (Can't believe most schools do not start this process before high school! Read morePublished on July 7, 2012 by D. King
I originally bought this book for myself. I read a selection from it to my daughter to help her understand what to put in a book report, and she loved it and begged for more. Read morePublished on December 8, 2008 by Sophia