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Bookhooks - book report centre for young readers

Bookhooks is where active readers respond in words and images to the books in their lives. This free and educational website has over 75,000 reviews from students around the globe!

Avocabo Vocabulary Series by Hoadworks

Challenge students with vocabulary units from the Avocabo Series. Each unit introduces 20-25 words within the context of literature, careers, themes or dichotomies. Many of the units have been co-created with my wonderful students. Teachers: submit your own suggested wordlists, or enquire how your students can publish their own units--a challenging and rewarding exercise!

Word Hold' EmWord Hold'Em combines the excitement and drama of Texas Hold'Em Poker and the heady challenge of Scrabble-like word-building!

Click on the image at right to play the print version. Play solo, or invite a friend to play head-to-head!


Welcome to zee Vo-Cabaret, my friends!

We've scanned over ten years of Wordly-Wise and Vocabaret archives to compile the most popular word games in one book, ready for personal play or for use in high school English and language arts classrooms!

Beguiling Word Play from The Vocabaret provides guaranteed vocabulary-building fun, including:

  • 150 pages of class-ready icebreakers and brain-thawing nigglers;
  • Crossword puzzles, word searches and letterbanking challenges;
  • New twists on some of Lewis Carroll's favourite word puzzles;
  • Over 30 unique puzzles, tested by the Vocabaret faithful on my wordgame listservers;
  • Epic-puzzles, such as the popular A Stampede of Carniverbs and A Colourful Quiz;

Hoadworks' Rhyme-n-Reason@Random and Keyword servers received an Editor's Choice Award from Bonus.com. We've added these features to the Bookhooks resources page



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