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 Girl Title: Lucy Castor Finds Her Sparkle Author: Natasha Lowe Genre: Realistic Fiction Number of Chapters: 30 Number of Pages: 230 Where did you find this book? My mom found it at the public library and brought it home for me. What did you like the most about this book? What I … Continue reading Book Review: Lucy Castor Finds Her Sparkle
Reviewed by: Bookworm Girl Title: Spirit Week Showdown (Peachy and Keen) Author: Jason Tharp Genre: Fiction, humor Number of Chapters: 9 Number of Pages: 96 Where did you find this book? My mom saw it on a featured book shelf at the library and asked if I’d like to read it (because I love unicorns!) … Continue reading Book Review: Spirit Week Showdown (Peachy and Keen)
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 Girl Title: The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City Author: Jodi Kendall Genre: Realistic Fiction Number of Chapters: 33 Number of Pages: 326 Where did you find this book? It was in my stocking on Christmas morning! What did you like the most about this book? My favorite part of … Continue reading Book Review: The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City