Book Review: Valedictorians at the Gate by Becky Munsterer Sabky

Tweet Anyone who has been through the college application process with a teen knows how stressful it can be. Foremost on most people’s minds is how they can stand out in a competitive field and get into the college of … Continue reading

Melissa Face and I Love You More Than Coffee

Tweet Mellisa Face’s essay collection, I Love You More Than Coffee, seeks to capture the conflicting emotions parents often feel: anticipation, joy, fear, guilt, and worry. Written for both new and seasoned parents, the stories are heartfelt and humorous. Here … Continue reading

Book Review: Why Longfellow Lied by Jeff Lantos

Tweet The story of Paul Revere’s ride to warn the countryside about British troops is well known lore. Especially about how this patriot waited for the lanterns to shine in the belfry tower, one if by land, two if by … Continue reading

Book Review: The Magnificent Books Series

Tweet Gone are the days when families kept a set of encyclopedias for reference when they wanted to find out facts about something they were interested in. But nonfiction books on a specific topic of interest that have beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Science and Technology of Leonardo da Vinci by Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan

Tweet Many people know that Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper as a mural in Milan. Or they know of his famous portrait, The Mona Lisa. They may even know about some of his ideas to invent machines long … Continue reading

Book Review: Jungle Animals: A Spotter’s Guide by Jane Wilsher

Tweet Did you know that the platypus is one of the few poisonous mammals, able to inject poison through its back claws? Or that piranhas make sounds like short barks? These are just a couple of the interesting and fun … Continue reading

Book Review: The Girl in the Red Boots by Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD

Tweet In her psychotherapy practice, Dr. Judith Ruskay Rabinor began to explore the importance of the mother-daughter relationship to her patients, many of whom were dealing with eating disorders. While helping others connect with their unexamined trauma, she turned her … Continue reading

Book Review: The Universe by Matthew Brenden Wood

Tweet People have always looked into the night sky and wondered about what they were seeing. Over the centuries our understanding of what’s out there has changed as observers and scientists have gained greater ability to look further as well … Continue reading

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