Literary Guide for Mem Fox and Kathryn Brown's "Tough Boris"

Literary Guide for Mem Fox and Kathryn Brown’s Tough Boris

Our next installation of the Summer Reading Resource literary guide series is Tough Boris, written by Mem Fox and illustrated by local illustrator… 534 more words

Hilltown Families

Video Review: L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"

So, as you may (or may not) have noticed, I’ve decided to incorporate a video element into the Nook of Wonders, and will, from time to time, doing video reviews of books rather than written ones. 52 more words


Open Sesame: 4 Summer Bedtime Stories

Summer Bedtime Stories: Four New Picture Books Teeming with Animals

Summer nights come alive with the sounds of nocturnal creatures, with shadows moving through the dark, with the scent of night-blooming flowers and the pungent perfume of skunks.  853 more words

Reading Lists

Remember the Boring Dime Sociable?

Today, we continue our biographical series featuring the people Laura Ingalls Wilder lived with and wrote about. Our focus this time is on Charles H. Tinkham. 618 more words

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Review: Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack

Title: Cleopatra In Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack
Genre:  Graphic Novel – Children’s
Publisher: Scholastic
Page count: 167 pages
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: May 2014… 644 more words