It’s official…I’m applying to graduate school for Journalism. If things go right, I should be moving to New York and starting school if not Fall, then Spring. More details on that later, but this decision I’ve made has ...―
Yes The Harry Potter “Sausage” Collection Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Sausage Harry Potter and the Sausage of Secrets Harry Potter and the Sausage of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Sausage of Fire Harry Potter and the Order ...―
This post is a bit out of the norm. I've been in a bit of a poetic funk ... Maybe some of you out there in Poetry Land know what I'm talking about. Maybe some of you even have an idea of just how grim that kind of funk can be when it decides to ...―
Dylan is a playful and curious dog who has many things to do with his time, including the most important thing of all: finding the big fat cat that lives next door. This beautifully illustrated book follows Dylan as he chases, sniffs, catches and...―
Conversation I had with The Girl about a beloved childhood classic after I had kinda trashed The Giving Tree. ∙ . ∙ I think Jack makes an AWESOME Max! ∙ . ∙ TG- “Ya know, I never really looked at it that way when ...―
In my last post I shared the amazing freebies available at the library. The freebie theme continues with the “Pete the Cat” series created by James Dean and Eric Litwin. This series of books is a lot of fun. The images … ...―
I really enjoyed interviewing children’s author-illustrator Angela Dominguez about writing and illustrating children’s books and her newest picture book, Let’s Go, Hugo! Angela had wonderful advice for anyone interested in ...―
When I was a kid, little girls always had a doll to play with. They weren’t particularly fancy and they didn’t always have a dream house but they served their purpose … at least for a short time. Like most toys in a ...―
Our family first discovered author Julia Donaldson when some UK friends sent us a copy of The Gruffalo when Johnny was born. This cute story about a spunky mouse became an instant hit in our house – such a hit, in fact, that our board book ...―
In this past week, I have noticed a sort of strange phenomenon with both the Harry Potter series and Young Adult Literature in general: ∙ 1. Not too long ago--actually very shortly before beginning the Read 1 Watch 1 Challenge with ...―
This Friday with Friends is all about Young Adult Literature. I've always loved young adult fiction, though lately the love pool has been tainted a bit by the whole vampires-and-werewolves thing. But as I start some new reading series with friends...―
chapter 1: the girl who read ∙ A few years ago I was working at an academic residential program during the summer and came across Harry Potter. The kid's name wasn't actually Harry Potter, but he loved the Harry Potter book series so much ...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...