Bricks and Books Club: The Science of Breakable Things

It's been awhile since I blogged about Bricks and Books! As I gear up for fall sessions at a new library, I've been revisiting some of my all-time favorite plans, including The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller: Book Blurb: Natalie used to like science and spent much of her childhood in her botanist… Continue reading Bricks and Books Club: The Science of Breakable Things

Bricks and Books Club: The One and Only Ivan

Last month I blogged about Getting Started with a Bricks and Books Club. Today, I thought I would share the plan from our first inaugural meeting! Icebreaker Would you rather be a dog, gorilla or an elephant? Why? This turned into a pretty heavy icebreaker! One of our participants wanted to be an elephant so… Continue reading Bricks and Books Club: The One and Only Ivan

Getting Started with Bricks and Books Club for Tweens

Updated 11/15/22 Finally getting around to blogging about the Bricks and Books Club I started in 2021! This popular program combines two of my favorite things: middle grade lit and LEGO┬« bricks. Originally, our group met bimonthly to discuss a book (picked up in advance) and build. I brought the book club with me to… Continue reading Getting Started with Bricks and Books Club for Tweens