Summer Reading

Now that summer’s starting to get going, I felt like I needed something to get me in the summer groove, even if I can’t quite go to the beach everyday with my friends right now. If you’re feeling the same way, a summer reading challenge might be just what you need. Here’s how to do…

Top Ten Quotes: The Phantom Tollbooth

“There was once a boy named Milo who didn’t know what to do with himself, not just sometimes, but always.” This very feeling of boredom and not knowing what to do with myself happens to me every once in a while. Especially lately for some reason, I’ve felt like I wander around most of the…

16 Photos that Scream the “POWER OF READING”

Years ago I found this photo of a boy sitting amongst piles of books and rubbage, the aftermath of a 1940 bombing. In his hands he holds one of those books. In the midst of destruction and horror, he finds a little shelter, a home built of words. I stumbled upon this photo again and…

Top Ten Quotes: When You Reach Me

My all time favorite novel is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. Sure, it was written for kids, but sometimes those are the very best kind of books. As this is my eighth time reading it, (I know, I hear you saying, “Still reading that same book?”) I figured I’d do something a little…