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What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?

What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?

Here's one good thing about the recent snowy, freezing winter: it was perfect reading weather.  My guys are 9 and 11 now...and we still LOVE to read together.  Sure, they simulatenously work on their own reading selections...but we always have a joint book going, that we look forward to enjoying, side-by-side.  And, I must say, I get as much out of these experiences as they do.

We've had a rewarding few months.  First, we read R.J. Palacio's masterpiece, Wonder, about a funny and smart boy named Auggie, who has a severe facial abnormality.  Still in hardcover due...