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: Rat Rule 79 by Rivka Galchen

Tweet On the eve of her 13th birthday, Fred has a fight with her mom. The two are settling in after yet another move and Fred is angry that she once again has to start over with making friends and … 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: Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt

Tweet Zada has seen adventure in her long life, racing as one of the Pasha of Smyrna’s elite camels, trekking across the American southwest for the US Army, and facing down a mob of mustangs bent on trampling a cougar … Continue reading

Book Review: Threads of Peace by Uma Krishnaswami

Tweet Mohandas Gandhi believed peaceful resistance could provoke powerful changes. After experiencing and witnessing injustices, he sought to end British rule of India and return power to its people. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. also peacefully protested laws that … Continue reading

Book Review: The Dreamcatcher Codes by Barbara Newman

Tweet For a long time Sophia has been the guardian of a magical horseshoe which hold the key to keeping the natural world healthy. But when the horseshoe shatters and raven steals a piece, she must gather four young adventurers … Continue reading

Interview With Chris Negron, Author of The Last Super Chef

Tweet Photo by Bobbi Jo Brooks Author Chris Negron’s latest book for young readers, The Last Super Chef, follows his successful debut novel, Dan Unmasked. Here he answers a few questions for readers at Mother Daughter Book Club as well … Continue reading

Chris Negron’s Recipe for Cacio e Pepe

Tweet Chris Negron, author of Dan Unmasked and The Last Super Chef shares his family recipe for an Italian pasta dish favorite. Cacio e Pepe Cacio e Pepe is a simple pasta dish popular in Rome with just three ingredients. … Continue reading

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