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100 Books for Girls to Grow On
100 Books for Girls to Grow On
Author: Shireen Dodson
An Inspiring Approach to Reading
From A Tree Grows in Brooklyn to Ramona the Pest to Wringer, here are 100 great books guaranteed to stir the imagination, spark conversation, and lead the way to adventure. In 100 Books for Girls to Grow On, Shireen Dodson, author of the acclaimed The Mother-Daughter Book ...  more », offers a selection of both new and classic titles. Each book has been handpicked because it is a joy to read, because it inspires mother-daughter dialogue, and because it encourages creativity beyond the book experience. Included are brief plot summaries for each book, as well as thought-provoking discussion questions, inspired field trip ideas, fun crafts and activities, and biographies of the authors. Let books become a springboard for encouraging your daughter's imagination. Ideas inside include:
  • Design and draw colorful dresses like Wanda Petronski, heroine of Eleanore Estes' The Hundred Dresses.
  • Take your cue from Harriet the Spy and create your own stories from overheard snippets of conversation.
  • While reading Caddie Woodlawn, pull out a map and trace Caddie's mother's journey from Boston to the Wisconsin frontier.
You don't need to form a book club to use and enjoy 100 Books for Girls to Grow On. Shireen Dodson offers stimulating ideas that will spark your daughter's creativity and nurture a love for books.
ISBN-13: 9780060957186
ISBN-10: 0060957182
Publication Date: 9/1/1998
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Perennial Currents
Book Type: Paperback
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Didn't like the book particularly, it is really for someone who needs help in finding things to read for their daughters, my daughter reads everything. So, it was not much help.
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