Just a heads up: the irony of this being online has not escaped me. The New York Times ran an article last Sunday about reading trends […]
I’m a dog person. Today, I am without a dog for the first time in more than 20 years after losing my dog (Lucy, a Bouvier) […]
I’m talkin’ ’bout the Talkin’ Bout Books blog. This is a great website replete with book discussion guides and suggestions for parents and children grades 2-3 […]
My First Summer Without Philip Craig
Technically, this is my second summer without Philip Craig. Last year I lived in blissful ignorance as I read the eighteenth mystery in his Martha Vineyard series not knowing that he had died in May of 2007. Then I stumbled across a tribute to him written by his good friend and Boston author, William Tapply.
D.J. has his share of problems, his pets keep dying, he has to go to a new school and his dad treats him like a […]
Her name is Maximum Ride! She and her flock of other mutant winged children escaped from the labs where they were created. They are on […]
Lately, I have been thinking a lot about picture books. Maybe it is because I am doing preschool and baby storytimes this summer or maybe […]