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Serafina and the Black Cloak Discussion Questions

Serafina describes herself many times as a "creature of the night." What does that mean? What are other "creatures of the night" (both natural and supernatural)? What connotations does "creature of the night" have? Does Serafina's character align with those connotations?Why do you think the author chose to set the story in a real historical… Continue reading Serafina and the Black Cloak Discussion Questions

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13 Spooky Middle Grade Chapter Books

One of my favorite ways to celebrate Halloween is with a read aloud that helps us get a good spine tingle or step into a spooky atmosphere via our imaginations. Here are 13 middle grade book selections that fit the bill, all perfect for read alouds or independent reading. (This post contains affiliate links. Clicking… Continue reading 13 Spooky Middle Grade Chapter Books