Make it a Great School Year!

Parents: Azarchi, Lynne. The Empathy Advantage: Coaching Children to Be Kind, Respectful, and Successful. Behr, Gregg. When You Wonder, You're Learning: Mr. Roger's Enduring Lessons. Bogart, Julie. Raising Critical Thinkers. Powers, Keri. Social Skills For Kids. Siegel, Daniel J. The Power of Showing Up. Teens: Amen, Daniel. Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades. Shannon, Jennifer. … Continue reading Make it a Great School Year!

The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian [Book Review]

Growing up in the deeply segregated South of the 1920s, Ada and Matilda should never have been friends. They probably would not have crossed paths if Matilda had not seen an injustice she could not abide. Ada suffers at the hand of her brute like father and is isolated in a stilt house in the … Continue reading The Girls in the Stilt House by Kelly Mustian [Book Review]

All of Us and Everything by Bridget Asher [Book Review]

Quirky and off-beat, yet heart-felt, this novel will astound you. At times, its laugh-out-loud funny and other times profoundly moving. At the heart of this idiosyncratic novel are the Rockwells who lives in Ocean City, N.J. They love to tell people they bear no relation to the illustrator, Norman Rockwell. In fact, nothing about the … Continue reading All of Us and Everything by Bridget Asher [Book Review]

Lasagna Day–July 29

Celebrate "Lasagna day" and "Culinary Arts Month" with these delicious titles. Flay, Bobby. Bobby Flay's Throwdown! Gerard, Tieghan. Half-Baked Harvest Every Day. Kimball, Christopher. Tuesday Nights Mediterranean. Krieger, Ellie. Comfort Food Fix. Oldwen, Woodier. The Pesto Cookbook. Tucci, Stanley. The Tucci Cookbook. Tucci, Stanley. Taste: My Life Through Food.