$6.99-$6.99 Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes: five feet wide and five feet deep. It does ...

$6.99-$6.99 Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes: five feet wide and five feet deep. It does ...

It was October again when Anne was ready to go back to school—a glorious October, all red and gold, with mellow mornings when the valleys were filled with delicate mists as if the spirit of autumn had poured them in for the sun to drain—amethyst, pearl, silver, rose, and smoke-blue. The dews were so heavy that the fields glistened like cloth of silver and there were such heaps of rustling leaves in the hollows of many-stemmed woods to run crisply through.  -Lucy Maude Montgomery, Anne of…

Here's What Your Favorite Children's Book Series Says About You

It was October again when Anne was ready to go back to school—a glorious October, all red and gold, with mellow mornings when the valleys were filled with delicate mists as if the spirit of autumn had poured them in for the sun to drain—amethyst, pearl, silver, rose, and smoke-blue. The dews were so heavy that the fields glistened like cloth of silver and there were such heaps of rustling leaves in the hollows of many-stemmed woods to run crisply through. -Lucy Maude Montgomery, Anne of…

Half sketches create a story in pictures too, relevant history. Real last-century French pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès collected mechanical robot-like automata, and, impoverished, worked at a toy booth in a Paris railway station. Here, orphan Hugo fixes his late father's automata, and meets Méliès through his god-daughter Isabelle. Releses date as movie "Hugo": Nov 2011

Half sketches create a story in pictures too, relevant history. Real last-century French pioneer filmmaker Georges Méliès collected mechanical robot-like automata, and, impoverished, worked at a toy booth in a Paris railway station. Here, orphan Hugo fixes his late father's automata, and meets Méliès through his god-daughter Isabelle. Releses date as movie "Hugo": Nov 2011

A great story about teen adolescence, chasing something worthwhile, and trying to find your place in the world.

13 Books People Will Be Talking About This Summer

A great story about teen adolescence, chasing something worthwhile, and trying to find your place in the world.

I just re-read this book of Lois Lowry's in light of the Hunger Games trend, and I must say that this book is beautifully done.   For more info, check out my review at Goodreads.  (click the picture to read it)

I just re-read this book of Lois Lowry's in light of the Hunger Games trend, and I must say that this book is beautifully done. For more info, check out my review at Goodreads. (click the picture to read it)

The Fault In Our Stars By John Green. I made the mistake of reading the ending of this at maddys swimming lessons tonight. Got to cry in front of the other mums lol

The Fault In Our Stars By John Green. I made the mistake of reading the ending of this at maddys swimming lessons tonight. Got to cry in front of the other mums lol

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.  This book made me cry!  But its a great book on the holocaust.  Informational book

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. This book made me cry! But its a great book on the holocaust. Informational book

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. A crime story told from the point-of-view of an autistic boy. His perceptions are as, or more, fascinating than solving the crime! My favorite Mark Haddon book.

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