Keeper of the Lost Cities (KOTLC) is a book series by Shannon Messenger, written for middle school students. My children introduced me to the series in 2020. I got it for them for Christmas that year, but I only started reading it in 2021.
Fantasy does not grip me. I have a hard time with elves, ogres, gnomes, and dwarves. However, the kids talked about it so much and showed me so many memes online about KOTLC that I realized I should read the series. If nothing else, it will give me a common vocabulary with them.
There is something to be said about sharing a book or a movie or expressions and situations from a book or a movie with your children. It’s your family’s culture. Continue reading