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Noodleheads Find Something Fishy by Tedd Arnold

By Janie | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Noodlehead series, by the author of Fly Guy, draws from classic simpleton stories to give early readers a chuckle.

Thanksgiving Comes Before Christmas

By Betsy | November 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving comes before Christmas, and we think that’s important!

The Good Thieves by Katherine Rundel

By Janie | November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Good Thieves combines compelling action and an irresistible “heist” tale with striking prose.

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Is Dracula Worth Reading?

By Betsy | October 30, 2019 | 5 Comments

Betsy explores the difference between the original Dracula and the modern fascination with vampires.

White Bird by R. J. Palacio

By Janie | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

In White Bird, a graphic novel, the best-selling author of Wonder traces the holocaust history of a Wonder character’s grandmother.

Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen

By Janie | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Words on Fire explores a little-known chapter of European history to make a case for the necessity of words, literature, and language to a culture.

Martin Luther and the Reformation by Lou Hunley

By Betsy | October 28, 2019 | 1 Comment

A great middle grades-level look at both Martin Luther in particular and the Protestant Reformation in general.

Picture Books on Art and Music

By Janie | October 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three acclaimed picture books offer young readers a fun introduction to The Magic Flute, the Giacometti Brothers, and an introduction to art styles through dinosaurs and monsters.

Reformation Day Homemade Doughnuts

By Megan | October 23, 2019 | 2 Comments

Homemade doughnuts are a delicious family tradition for celebrating Reformation Day or a hosting a Harvest Party. I am not a food blogger, so you …

Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo

By Janie | October 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Beverly Tapinski, the sharp-edged friend of Raymie Nightingale, overcomes a rough upbringing in the final volume of DiCamillo’s series.