Need a book recommendation? Just send your child's age, reading (and other interests), books or stories he or she has liked in the past to thediamondinthewindow (at) gmail (dot) com, and we will post it on the blog with a recommendation from us, plus the helpful suggestions of other readers in the comments.
This blog is written with the much-appreciated help of Diana, 17, who is particularly interested in fan fiction, fantasy, and magic, and Chestnut, 14, who likes to read all sorts of things, as well as build boats.
Suddenly the door opened and Pa burst in, saying, "Put your bonnets on, Caroline and girls! There's a meeting at the schoolhouse!"
"Whatever in the world—" Ma said.
"Everybody's going!" said Pa. "We're starting a literary society."