Beyond New Year’s resolutions, a new year can bring many changes. A new location, a new school, or a new job delivers delights but also raises challenges. Explore the ups and downs of new situations through many books for the New Year.
As you read together, make passages that include dialog into a dramatic reading. Have each person play one or more parts. What would the character's tone of voice be like? Read and reread the dialog, playing the parts different ways.