Books to spread joy and cheer

Books to spread joy and cheer

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – The Hobbit Breathing in the brisk air, the smell of pine as we walk through our front door, baking cookies, and twinkling lights – the holiday season is...
Graphic Novels are books too!

Graphic Novels are books too!

New Kid by Jerry Craft made history by becoming the first graphic novel to recieve the Newbery Medal, picking up the Coretta Scott King Author Award along the way.One of the readers in our home has been a fan of graphic novels since early on. I never shied away from...
Maurice Sendak: Beyond the Wild Things

Maurice Sendak: Beyond the Wild Things

Like most people, my first introduction to Maurice Sendak was through the picture book Where The Wild Things Are. I was immediately smitten from storyline to the exquisite use of textures. It felt as if Sendak had been the inventor of crosshatching. However when I...