KidLit Tool: Library Tour

Hyacinth & the Secrets Beneath: A Book Stack Treasure Hunt

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Book Clubs, Theme: Fantasy, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

HYACINTH AND THE SECRET BENEATH: A Book Stack Treasure Hunt to Introduce the Series Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Book Clubs Best Audience: Children Grades 03-06   ABOUT THE GUIDE This event kit is designed not only to introduce readers to the middle grade series that Booklist called a “wild ride that’s fun, freaky, outlandish, and suspenseful,” but also to introduce readers to the layout of your library or bookstore. Perfect for book clubs or tween events! In the first book in the series, Hyacinth, who recently moved to London, makes a near-fatal mistake when...

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Deadly Flowers: Ninja Game

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Book Clubs, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Fantasy, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Mythology, Theme: Supernatural, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

DEADLY FLOWERS Ninja Game for Libraries, Book Clubs & Bookstores   Best Users: Librarians, Book Clubs, Bookstores Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 ABOUT THE ACTIVITY Librarians, booksellers, and book clubs can use this game not only to engage readers with Kata’s ninja adventures in Deadly Flowers and Deadly Wish (Boyds Mill Press), but also to engage them in using the library or bookstore as a resource. School librarians may find the kit to be a great way to introduce readers to the layout and search tools of the library at the beginning of the term. In the game, three teams...

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Cat’s Colors: Treasure Hunt & Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt | 4 comments

Cat’s Colors STORY HOUR KIT Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 About the Kit: In the picture book, Cat’s Colors by Airlie Anderson (Child’s Play-International), Cat collects colors as she explores her world on a gray day. Each new color she encounters appears as a spot on her white fur. You can engage your readers by giving them a kit-provided cut-out of Cat and sending them to find colors.  Prepared displays with picture books with predominant colors and matching crayons will...

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Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle: Event Kit

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Book Clubs, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Mystery, Theme: Supernatural | 0 comments

  THE SECRETS OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE: A Treasure Hunt for Readers and an Event Kit for Libraries & Bookstores   Best Users: Public Librarians, School Librarians, Booksellers, Book Clubs Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 About the Kit: Librarians, booksellers, and book clubs can use this Event Kit not only to engage readers with the mysterious literary and historical elements of the middle grade novel The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox (Viking), but also to engage readers in using the library or bookstore as a resource.  School librarians may find the kit to...

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Moxie Cache: Treasure Hunt for MG/YA Chapters

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Audiobooks, Theme: Kinetic Literacy | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: The Moxie Cache is a simple library activity to hide, geocache, or otherwise treasure hunt for 3 free chapters (as a PDF or MP3!). Those chapters open Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking: A 14 Day Mystery by Erin Dionne (Dial Books), a new novel about a pair of teens who use their geocaching and problem solving skills to hunt for the lost treasures of the infamous the Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist. “[A] breathless thrill-ride.” –SLJ The Moxie Cache kit contains: 50 Moxie Cache Cards These business card-sized cards can be hidden or geocached in your...

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Water Castle Library Scavenger Hunt

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, Theme: Action Adventure, Theme: Fantasy, Theme: Kinetic Literacy | 4 comments

Reader Engagement Project: A Library Scavenger Hunt for Book Clubs, Summer Reading, Library Sleep Overs, Vacation Programs, Library Orientation, and Catalog Lessons. Do you believe in the unbelievable? The acclaimed middle grade novel, The Water Castle follows three kids as they attempt to unravel the clues that may lead to the fabled Fountain of Youth.  This event kit leads your young patrons on their own journey of discovery with a series of clues on beautifully illustrated cards.  The clues takes patrons through the shelves of your library with you deciding both the locations of the clues...

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