What we've been reading after our first in-person visit to the public library since 2020.
"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are." – Mason Cooley In times of great distress, I return to reading books of comfort and peace, great story-telling with an apparent gentleness, seeking out words that foster encouragement and joy, and stories of triumph over incredible odds. When life … Continue reading Searching for Words of Comfort and Peace During the Coronavirus Pandemic
“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”—Jeannette Walls One of the most beautiful occurrences that develop when spring turns to summer and school days end and unstructured ones begin, is the sudden emergence of free time for which to partake in pleasurable pursuits of our own choosing. … Continue reading Summer Reads of 2019
Reviewed by: Bookworm Boy Title: Deep Zone Author: Tim Green Genre: Fiction Number of Chapters: 68 Number of Pages: 265 Where did you find this book? I found this novel in the Teen Section of the local library. I had been waiting to read it, and I was happy to find it there during my … Continue reading Book Review: Deep Zone (Football Genius #5)
Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card. – Marc Brown My children were some of the lucky ones still able to savor this President’s Day as a holiday. I’ve heard of so many schools (my nieces’ and nephew’s, included) who had to trade their holiday for a make-up day due to an … Continue reading Library Lot: President’s Day 2019
Reviewed by: Bookworm Boy Title: The Trail Author: Meika Hashimoto Genre: Fiction Number of Chapters: 40 Number of Pages: 229 Where did you find this book? I bought it at my school’s Scholastic Book Fair. What did you like the most about this book? The story had a lot of suspense, you didn’t really know … Continue reading Book Review: The Trail