Multicultural Children’s Books Day 2018

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/18) is in its 5th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia...

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Why Jane Eyre?

I like to look at the titles of books -- to muse about why the title was chosen, and what it might mean in...

Quotes

Resurrecting Norse Myth

Neil Gaiman is releasing a book about Norse mythology. That news would likely be quickly shuffled aside and forgotten, if it weren't for Gaiman's...

If you had to memorize a book, which would it be?

In Fahrenheit 451, Montag famously joins a community of outsiders who have each committed one book to memory. The author of that famously banned...
Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic #Quote

We always talk about the "magic" of Christmas. It's inexplicable how we're affected by the Spirit of the Season. Augusta Rundel described Christmas as: "that...

What Does Dr. Seuss Say? 9 Fabulous Musing On Theodor Seuss Geisel

I love Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)--I'm guessing that nearly everyone who knows me has figured out that very basic fact. After all, Dr....
Prison

​Novel Solution to Prison Overcrowding — Reading

In the US, prisons are overcrowded--more than our fair share. (According on a 2008 NYT article, the United States has less than 5 percent...

Homework Help

No Trump

Naomi Klein’s Anti-Trump Manifesto – ‘No Is Not Enough’

You had to know this was coming: No Is Not Enough. And, of course, this latest book by Naomi Klein is sure to be...

‘We Are Called To Rise’ – A Story

Laura McBride's book, We Are Called to Rise, places us in the midst of a modern-day war story (Iraq). It's a journey to discovery, a...
Libraries

Pros and Cons of Volunteer Libraries

Budget cuts brought on by ongoing fiscal woes are just one of the many factors that have caused more libraries to be forced to...

Banned Books

Agatha Christie Mania – 10 Reasons She’s Famous

Agatha Christie is one of the most popular, bestselling novelists of all time--with some 4 billion copies sold. Famous for her plays, stories and...
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