From the Nov/Dec, 2013 issue of Touchstone
childrens books A Change of Place by Kathie Johnson

First Books

A Change of Place

by Kathie Johnson

As I write this (at the end of August 2013), I am winding up a summer reading game in my children's library. Many public libraries have summer reading programs. As I understand it, they are based on how many books or how many pages a child reads. I have chosen to do something a bit different, and it occurs to me that reading families might enjoy my approach.

I ask children to read selected books that are set in a particular geographical area. I started in 2009 with the Far West of the United States, and in the following years moved across the Great Plains, through the Mid . . .


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