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Summary: This is a book about sharing and talking. The stories are the ones you create as you answer questions. Use this book to learn about your kids: what they're thinking, what (and who) is important, and their favorite things. Then let them learn about you, too. This is a scrapbook-like tool that's meant to be enjoyed as a family.
Type of Reading: independent reading, family reading, interactive reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 12; read yourself: 9 to 12
Interest Level: 9 to 12
Age of Child: not applicable for this review.
Young Reader Reaction: N/A
Adult Reader Reaction: Reading is about sharing and enjoying time together, and this book offers that. The presentation is flawless and gives parents (or older siblings) a guide in creating great stories and memories.
Pros: This is family entertainment at its best. You'll want to slip this into your 'family night' activities as often as you can.
Borrow or Buy: Buy. This is a guided scrapbook and journal all rolled into one.
Educational Themes: Use this book to create memories, both for time shared answering the questions, and capturing your kids (and your) world at a given spot in time. You'll come back to it like a treasured vacation.