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 | 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 she...

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Deadly Flowers: Ninja Game for Libraries & Bookstores

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Activities for Chapter Books & MG, 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 | 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 follow...

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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: Activities for Chapter Books & MG, 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 be a great...

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Keepers of the Labyrinth: Greek Mythology Trivia Game & Craft Kit

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Activities for Chapter Books & MG, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Mythology | 10 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK In the novel Keepers of the Labyrinth by Erin E. Moulton (Penguin Young Readers Group), a test of will and skill is laid out for teenagers at a leadership retreat in Crete. Unbeknownst to the teens, the retreat center sits above the Labyrinth of Greek legend. 

The leadership retreat’s secret mission is to choose the four teens that will fulfill the future roles of those that protect the Labyrinth.  Those teens are chosen by how they perform in a series of tests presented to their team. “Secret societies, Greek mythology, and a group of strong female...

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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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