[#LitWorld2018GB] My 2018 Reading Goals As A Literary Vagabond (41+ Countries and Counting)

Myra here. We have just launched our Literary Voyage Around The World 2018 reading challenge. As such, I felt that it is important for me to plan my 2018 Reading List and to also fit my reading across our quarterly reading themes in 2018. All of these novels have been hand-picked by me from my ...

[Nonfiction Wednesday] The Remarkable Story of “Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library”

Fats here. We are delighted to join the Nonfiction Picture Book meme 2017 hosted by Alyson Beecher @ Kid Lit Frenzy. We would also be linking our nonfiction choices with our reading themes throughout the year. Written by Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrated by Eric Velasquez Published by Candlewick Press (2017) ISBN-10: 076368046X ISBN-13: 978-0763680466 Copy provided by Medina County District Library. ...

[Photo Journal] Miniature Doll Houses in Bergen

Myra here. Every Tuesday, we share photographs from our recent or long-ago travels, or just everyday stuff that appealed to our mindful eye and sharp sensibilities as captured through fleeting images. When we were in Bergen, we chanced upon a few shops that spoke to the wild creature within me. If only I could pack up ...

[Monday Reading] Thi Bui’s Evocative Art in her Graphic Novel Memoir “The Best We Could Do” and Bao Phi’s “A Different Pond”

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[BHE 290] Library Haul Part Two

Myra here. Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way into our hands and shelves from our many travels or library visits or book hunting expeditions. Double Up Your Reading Library Haul (Part Two) Last week, I shared the National Library Board’s promo that allows patrons to borrow twice as many items until ...

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