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Book Nook: High School Edition

So my oldest two kids are enrolled in a dual-credit high school/ community college English class.  Imagine my surprise when they weren’t assigned any books the first quarter!   951 more words


The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street (by Karina Van Glaser)

Young Readers / Young Adult

The Vanderbeekers live in an old three storey brownstone in Harlem, NY. Two weeks before Christmas they learn that their curmudgeonly landlord, The Beiderman (Mr Beiderman) won’t be renewing their lease and they will have to leave their beloved home. 101 more words

Spooky goings on at the library

Halloween has arrived at Librarianstale causing lots of excitement!  

The skeleton umbrella makes an excellent centre piece especially when decorated with a few spooky cut-outs.  The display book shelf adds to the fun with Halloween decorations mingled in with a few suggested reads. 34 more words

Children's Books

The Track Series (Pt. 1)

So, there’s this guy, right. He goes by the name of Jason Reynolds. Dude got mad skills. There’s not one piece of work by him that I’ve read and not liked (excuse the double negative). 726 more words


Series Review: The Magic Treehouse

My son has been reading The Magic Treehouse series by Mary Pope Osborne for some months, now. He is what is termed a reluctant reader, so we take his reading interest where we can find it, even with comic books or the Jack Stalwart series (see previous review). 891 more words


Family Finds Todd's Treasure!

“I want this treasure hunt to get kids out of the house and involved in history.”       __________Author James Babb

The treasure hunt is doing exactly that! 368 more words


The Devil's Den Book launch giveaway results!

The winners!

There were 590 entries in the contest!

1st Prize! There were 590 entries in The Devil’s Den book launch giveaway. 1st prize winner is Robert Reames! 101 more words