Who’s super tall, has a great long neck, and is covered in spots? A giraffe, of course! This week’s ExploraStory focused on these magnificent creatures. […]
Brushing your Teeth
We learned about something important this week in Explorastory: Keeping your teeth clean! I showed the kids a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss. We talked about […]
A Graphic Novel of Obsession: The Night Bookmobile
“In fact, the books seemed to belong to many different libraries. I wondered if Mr. Openshaw was running around stealing books from all these places […]
Chick lit romance or just a doggone good story?
Occasionally, you may want to read something light-a good story that isn’t that serious but has a fairly unusual plot, moves fast enough and has interesting characters […]
For me, perhaps the most compelling thing about memoirs is when the author finds herself at odds with her upbringing and the ensuing struggle that […]
Kill Whitey by Brian Keene: A Summary
A book summary for Kill Whitey a gleefully violent horror novel by Brian Keene.
This week we talked about love. Who do you love? Books: “Never Too Little To Love” by Jeanne Willis “No, David!” by David Shannon Even […]
Snow and Winter
Even though it’s been unseasonably warm this winter, we thought it would be fun to do a “Snow and Winter” theme this week. Who knows, […]
What do bears do during the winter? We found out in this week’s story time. Books: “Kiss Good Night” by Amy Hest “Old Bear” by […]
Ann Patchett and the Bel Canto Curse
Ann Patchet’s latest novel, State of Wonder, is a terrific book, as was her previous novel, Run. But when I recommend either of these excellent […]