August 2015 Postings

Cynthia Lord does it again!

Cynthia Lord is a Maine treasure and don't you let anyone tell you different. Lord's talent lies in her ability to tell a good tale. One of her most-read titles is Rules. Catherine is twelve years old. She longs for friends and a normal existence, but finds life frustrating with an autistic brother. Her feelings become complicated when Catherine develops a close friendship with a young paraplegic.

Tommy: the gun that changed America by Karen Blumenthal

You will often see nonfiction -- informational books -- recommended by me here on this blog. I really do love reading books that give me a glimpse into our past, something about science, poetry, cooking or just about anything. Finding a well-written, interesting, and well-designed book of nonfiction, now that is the challenge.

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