History and Reading Arts for Ages Eleven to Fifteen (Faire défiler vers le bas pour la version française)

      The Award-WinningSummer of the Bear Part I.  The Purpose or Purposes of the Book             The Summer of the Bear targets the 8th-grade social studies curriculum, but is appropriate for ages 11-15, for social studies, reading arts, … Continue reading

The Journals of Kevin Murphy: II. The Source of the Novels (Faire défiler vers le bas pour la version française)

The Turtle Lost on Mackinac Island in Jody’s Michigan Adventures. Art by Jeanne L. Morris.  The series title, The Journals of Kevin Murphy, is supposed to recall The Original Journals of Lewis and Clark, my narrator, Kevin Murphy’s favorite book. Kevin … Continue reading