Category Archives: Reading


Holidays are meant to be enjoyed. Holidays are meant to be shared with someone. Holidays are lonely when your best friend is still working hard each day.     So, I was just “off” for a week.     If … Continue reading

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Last week, I had several delightful conversations with kids about books. It always amazes me when an 11-year-old can have a lengthy conversation about his favourite books, or when a 6-year-old wants to tell you about a funny picture book … Continue reading

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As a children’s librarian, I hear a lot of what young people are looking for when they come to the library. And there are many young readers out there who are transitioning from Middle Grade books to Young Adult—and not … Continue reading

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Stephen King says he reads everywhere—-waiting in line, at the dinner table, walking. I must say, there is a man who walks around my small town reading.  I don’t know how he does it, and I certainly wonder if it’s … Continue reading

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