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Love this movie. Not the new version the original old version. I watch it on the old movie channel.

Love this movie. Not the new version the original old version. I watch it on the old movie channel.

Kids love Shel Silverstein.  He brings out an excitement for poetry that I love.  This is my favorite book of his.

Giving Tree (Hardcover)

Kids love Shel Silverstein. He brings out an excitement for poetry that I love. This is my favorite book of his.

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein (Harper, 2009, 336 pages) The Art of Racing in the Rain is like reading the diary of a family dog.  As I read this book I felt like I was looking into t…

The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein (Harper, 2009, 336 pages) The Art of Racing in the Rain is like reading the diary of a family dog. As I read this book I felt like I was looking into t…

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…

The Hunger Games Scholastic Media Room ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring books and hunger games

The Hunger Games Scholastic Media Room ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring books and hunger games

'The Little Prince' by Antoine Saint-Exupery is like 'The Alchemist' by Paulo Coelho -- books on the perspectives of life.

'The Little Prince' by Antoine Saint-Exupery is like 'The Alchemist' by Paulo Coelho -- books on the perspectives of life.

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee. “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what." and also, "pass the damn ham, please."

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee. “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what." and also, "pass the damn ham, please."

read 'em all. Just finishing listening to this whole series with my kids.  Even as very young children, they pull so much wisdom from these books.

read 'em all. Just finishing listening to this whole series with my kids. Even as very young children, they pull so much wisdom from these books.

Possibly my favorite all time story for young children, with beautiful classic illustrations to match.

Possibly my favorite all time story for young children, with beautiful classic illustrations to match.