Book Review: The Unicorn in the Barn by Jacqueline K. Ogburn

Tweet When Eric’s grandma leaves her home for an assisted living facility, her house next door to his is sold to a veterinarian, who turns it into a clinic. Dr. Brancusi hires Eric to help out cleaning stalls and caring … Continue reading

Book Review: We Are the Change

Tweet We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders takes an innovative approach to introducing young readers to important figures in the fight for civil rights. Sixteen award-winning children’s book artists chose quotes from activists who fought … Continue reading

Book Review: Garbage by Donna Latham

Tweet What happens to our garbage after it’s collected from the curb in front of our house? We know it goes away, but where is away and what does that mean? Garbage: Follow the Path of Your Trash by Donna … Continue reading

Book Review: El Perro Con Sombrero Meets Los Gatos Con Gelatos by Derek Taylor Kent

Tweet When Lucia forgets her homework on the table at home, Pepe springs into action to bring it to her. With only 10 minutes to spare, he knows he has to act fast. But how can he resist helping a … Continue reading

Book Review: Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

Tweet Princess Aurelia lives in a kingdom where witches are routinely accused and executed. Some think she is a witch. Her only chance of escape is to fulfill the pact her parents made for her to marry a prince from … Continue reading

Book Review: What Every Girl Should Know by J. Albert Mann

Tweet Many people may recognize the name Margaret Higgins Sanger as the feminist and women’s health activist who established organizations that became Planned Parenthood. But most probably aren’t aware of her early life, her upbringing in a gritty Upstate New … Continue reading

Masterpiece Miniseries: Les Miserables

Tweet I fell in love with Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables when I first read it. The book transported me to a captivating historical time and place populated by vivid characters motivated by dire circumstances. And while I am haunted by … Continue reading

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