About the Holiday
Today’s holiday encourages people to tell what’s on their minds even if it’s hard to do. Keeping a secret can be stressful as you ponder all the reactions that might result from its disclosure. 1,185 more words
Brosgol, Vera. Leave Me Alone! Roaring Brook Press, 2016. $17.99. ISBN 9781626724419. Unpaged. Ages 4-7. P8Q8
Young readers will love this modern folk story about a grandmother who tries to knit winter sweaters for her many grandchildren. 156 more words
Bedtime stories are a big deal at our house. It doesn’t matter how late it is, there is always time for at least one story and it doesn’t take much convincing to make that two, three or five. 383 more words
February is Black History Month.
I have problems with Black History Month, and most months that celebrate one group of people over another. It’s not to say that I don’t understand the importance of celebrating a group of people’s past, but I feel that should happen at all times and not just in February. 976 more words
For bibliophiles, this may be the best month of the year! Not only does your local library have shelves stacked with books, magazines, movies, and tapes of every kind, it offers comfy chairs, fascinating lectures, kids programs, and more! 580 more words