Best friends are always supposed to do everything together, go everywhere together, and like exactly the same things…aren’t they? Lily and Salma discover that this may not always be the case in The Sandwich Swap, a story of friendship and accepting each other’s differences. Both girls bring their own favorite lunch every day to school: […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Single mom Jess Thomas is juggling two jobs to support her daughter Tanzie and her ex-husbands son Nicky. Both children are having issues with bullying both at school and in their neighborhood, and both children don’t quite fit in–Nicky is a goth computer geek and Tanzie is a young math whiz. Their faithful dog Norman […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Macy demonstrates the significant impact bicycles had on life in the 1880s and 1890s, especially in regards to the freedoms and rights of women and girls. Bicycles and cycling offered women the ability to travel short and long distances independently, something that was severely restricted prior to the introduction of bikes in the USA. Bicycles […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mike just can’t seem to keep up with his classmates. Not only does he end up in the principal’s office more than he wants to, but he also forgets his homework and can’t seem to focus while his teacher is talking. His parents ignore him, his best friends have abandoned him for the soccer team, […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pick up the latest hilarious book by Lisa Scottoline and her daughter, Francesca, and I guarantee smiles and a brighter day. Have a Nice Guilt Trip is the fifth collection of essays written for the Philadelphia Inquirer by this mother/daughter duo. Their hilarious recollections of everyday life reflections are full of great personal tidbits. As […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’ve been waiting for years and it’s finally here! Our hearts are all aflutter now that Jamie and Claire have come to life on the screen. If you need something to occupy your mind in between episodes, here are some Outlander read-alikes for you. Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati is a continuation of James […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is a book that does not fit into any strict category–it has scenes of laugh-out-loud humor, but will bring you to tears in other instances; it’s main character is a cranky old curmudgeon, but you will come to love him and his gruff ways. Ove is the […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
What better way to show the relationship between sisters than to stick them in a vehicle together for a long road trip? In Sisters, Raina Telgemeier’s follow up to the award-winning Smile, Raina anxiously awaits the arrival of a baby sister, only to be disappointed with little Amara’s personality differences. As they grow up, it seems […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sandra Brown’s latest romantic suspense, Mean Streak, tells the story of Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician passionate about her work and about marathon running. Emory is training for an upcoming event and decides to travel to the mountains of North Carolina to run–and to spend time alone away from her husband, whom she suspects of […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.
When I was a child I loved reading the Zoobooks magazine! The thought of seeing exotic animals and learning about the various places in which these animals lived fascinated me. If your child is anything like I was, he/she will probably go through Zoobooks faster than they can be published! If that is the case […]- Continue Reading... No Comments.