As darkness descended upon us, we made a last-minute decision on the Fourth to take in the Sounds of Freedom Fireworks Extravaganza. So we threw our chairs into the back of the truck and headed down the road to the celebration. We parked and walked a few blocks to a prime spot on a hill […]
Before she opened Ruth Ann Smalley’s Sheila Says We’re Weird, Barbara Gruener wondered, “Weird in a good way, or weird in a bad way?” Read Barbara’s review here.
Pat Brisson’s Sometimes We Were Brave is tops among illustrated picture books for tackling the emotionally charged and extremely challenging issues that come with military service and sacrifice.
If you’re looking for a gourmet bullying-prevention resource, try Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage to Be Who You Are, a spicy story about Lucy, a wide-eyed, curly-locked child with a uniquely-flavored zest for life.