Parents and friends of young Minecraft enthusiasts know it’s more than a hobby: Minecraft is a passion. Fortunately, there are myriad ways for your young Minecrafter to disappear into the imaginative digital world they love through the pages of a book, instead of through a screen. From fictionalizations, to joke books, to tricks and tips […]
In her most recent guest post for the B&N Kids’ Blog, Danica Davidson, author of the Overworld Adventures series, shares her insights on the fascinating potential that the game of Minecraft has—not only for encouraging children to read, but also when it comes to educating and empowering them, both at home and in the classroom.
You don’t have to know much about Minecraft to keep your young Minecrafter happy—and reading up a storm! This astonishing game has inspired a large number of exciting unofficial action-adventure series for young readers; books that not only get kids reading, but encourage them to explore the world of Minecraft in their own imaginations. We’ve also got the […]
Danica Davidson is the author of the Minecraft series The Overworld Adventures, which chronicles the adventures of two friends, Stevie and Maison, who battle bullies, zombies, and other monsters—both in the world of Minecraft, and beyond. She was kind enough to share her story about empowering kids and confronting serious issues through writing fun, engaging books for […]