Nose in a book.
He's ripped through all the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books and is moving onto How to Train Your Dragon books. I don't think he's quite ready for the Harry Potter books, but it won't be long. What I love about him reading all these books is to see all the drawings that they inspire. We have lots of dragons and vikings lately. And always, a vivid imagination in the things he thinks about and tells us about. What stories!
And, it's quite a miracle to find him still enough, for long enough, to get a picture of him these days. So, reading is good for that, too.
Any suggestions for good eight year-old books?