Every summer I try to have some sort of organized reading with the kids (beyond reading fiction stories, which we do anyway.) I like to introduce my kids to non-fiction books. You know make them smarter, force them to learn stuff, etc. What can I say? I was a History Major/English Minor in college.
My dad helped me come up with the idea for this year's reading list. I have all these books checked out from the library:
What do they have in common, besides being biographies? They are all characters in this movie:
Which we are going to see, when we are done reading. (Although, by the time we finish it might be only showing a the Dollar Movies by then or out on dvd.) The kids are really excited and so am I.
Happy summer reading.