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iREAD 2017

I’m happy to announce that Little Elliot is featured in the 2017 iREAD summer reading program! iREAD is part of the Illinois Library Association, and they’ve been promoting literacy since 1981! 84 more words

Little Elliot's Neighborhood

Oh Goodness...

Oh goodness, it’s been a long time gone without writing.

Which is really a shame, because the whole time, I’ve been reading. And reading. And reading! 658 more words

Book Review: the Story of Beautiful Girl

The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon

This is the story of Lynnie, Homan, and Martha. Martha meets Lynnie and Homan when they come across her house in the middle of a storm after escaping from an institute for the mentally handicapped. 273 more words


Summer Reading: Middlesex

My wife has been recommending that I read Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex for years – often citing it as one of her top ten favourite books of all time (because winning a Pulitzer isn’t enough for me, apparently). 68 more words


Summer Reading Wrap-Up | Books

Well folks, we’re into my favourite season – autumn! I love it when the weather gets that little bit colder & it’s acceptable to cwtch up with a book, an oversized jumper and a hot cup of tea. 45 more words


School Committee Meeting, 05 October 2016

School Committee Meeting, 05 October 2016

All present

Spotlight on Excellence

The focus on this meeting’s Spotlight was on the Summer Reading Program. A record 27,453 books were read and recorded by students across the Lowell Public Schools, representing an increase of 9,400 books over the previous year.  657 more words