Family Dinner Book Club

Table spread of various dishes for family dinner.

Calling the Water Drum Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner menu that combines Haitian classics with New York favorites. This menu accompanies the children’s book Calling the Water Drum by LaTisha Redding. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about kids in crisis. Our lead book is Calling the Water Drum by LaTisha Redding. Go check out Growing Book by Book for a full reading […] Read more…

Beatrice’s Goat Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about education and literacy. Our lead book is Beatrice’s Goat by Page McBrier. Go check out Growing Book by Book for a full reading list, conversation starters, and family service project ideas. Then head over to Sunny Day Family for a family activity. Beatrice’s family is gifted a goat that they are are […] Read more…

Junkyard Wonders family dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Junkyard Wonders Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A comforting family dinner menu to accompany the children’s book Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about bullying. in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month. Our lead book is Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco. Go check out Growing Book by Book for a full reading list, conversation starters, and family service project […] Read more…

Overhead shot of dinner menu featuring burritos to accompany the children's book Maddi's Fridge

Maddi’s Fridge Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner menu that is good for kids (and good for backpacks, too) to accompany the children’s book Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about hunger. How can we help others in our communities who don’t have regular access to this basic need of food? Our lead book […] Read more…

Those Shoes Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A classic school cafeteria menu to accompany the children’s book Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts for this month’s Family Dinner Book Club. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about clothing, in conjunction with Be Kind to Humankind Week and National Underwear Day. How can we help others in our communities who don’t have this […] Read more…

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, french bread, and green beans

A Shelter in Our Car #FamilyDinnerBookClub

This simple dinner menu accompanies the children’s book A Shelter in Our Car for this month’s Family Dinner Book Club. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is about homelessness, and how we can nurture understanding and compassion in our lives and those of our children. Our lead book is A Shelter in Our Car by […] Read more…

The Great Kapok Tree Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

This rainforest-conscious family dinner menu is inspired by the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry, and is part of our monthly Family Dinner Book Club. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club is all about the beauty found in the Amazon Rainforest, and how we can help protect the world’s rainforests. Our lead book is The Great […] Read more…

One Plastic Bag dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

One Plastic Bag Dinner Menu #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner menu to accompany the children’s book One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul. This month’s Family Dinner Book Club theme is Recycling, and our lead book is One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children. Head over to Growing Book by Book for a full […] Read more…

UnBeelievables Family Dinner Menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

UnBeelievables + Apricot Bee Cake Recipe #FamilyDinnerBookClub

A family dinner menu to accompany children’s book UnBeelievables by Douglas Florian. This month’s theme for Family Dinner Book Club is Bees, and our lead book is UnBeelievables by Douglas Florian. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children. Head over to Growing Book by Book for a full reading list […] Read more…

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