Dreaming Up

By The Nonfiction Detectives

If you haven’t had a chance to read Dreaming Up, you need to seek out this book. It’s amazing! This nonfiction picture book by Christy Hale incorporates poetry, architecture and children at play. Don’t be fooled by the young boy pictured on the cover, Dreaming Up will appeal to a wide range of readers from grades K-4. . . . Dreaming Up would make an ideal read aloud. With the combination of poetry, architecture, creative play, and artwork, readers will find many aspects to discuss in a group setting. Children will also enjoy learning more about the architects and their designs in the pages at the back of the book. Readers may become inspired to experiment with design as they build their own structures out of everyday material.

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