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Last in the Long Line of Rebels by Lisa Lewis Tyre

By Janie | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

In this light-hearted middle-grade novel, a southern “Rebel” digs into her heritage with surprising and enlightening results.

Back Porch Book Chat: Lou Hunley (Public Librarian)

By Betsy | September 2, 2019 | 3 Comments

Back Porch Book Chat: a casual conversation about books on our virtual back porch. Today’s topic: enjoying the public library with Lou Hunley.

Captured by Alvin Townley

By Janie | August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ordeal of Jeremiah Denton in the “Hanoi Hilton” is not for the squeamish, but stands as a witness to courage and faith

The Lady Is a Spy by Don Mitchell

By Janie | August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

This biography of Virginia Hall for young people tells the little-known story of a daring World War II spy.

FBI Files: the Unabomber

By Janie | August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new nonfiction series features puzzling and deadly cases cracked by the FBI.

*We are (Not) Friends by Anna Kang and illustrated by Christopher Weyant

By Betsy | August 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest in the You are Not Small series, We Are (Not) Friends is a perfect read for new readers heading back to school.

The Invention Hunters Series by Korwin Briggs

By Janie | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

By their wacky misunderstandings, the “Invention Hunters” help kids understand basic principles of applied science.

Look! I Wrote a Book! by Sally Lloyd Jones

By Janie | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sally Lloyd Jones shares the basics of book-writing with simple advice that works for any age.

The Delights of Childcraft, part 2

By Megan | August 22, 2019 | 5 Comments

Yesterday I introduced a set of books that impressed me as a child, and I appreciate them more now as a parent and home educator. …

The Delights of Childcraft, part 1

By Megan | August 21, 2019 | 6 Comments

I remember the first book that taught me to love poetry as a child. “Antonio, Antonio,” by Laura E. Richards, was in the second volume …