Book Review: Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan #20booksofsummer

Summary:   Asha lives on the family farm with her mother in rural India. Her father is away working in the city, and when the money he sends stops suddenly, a wicked aunt arrives. She’s determined to seize the property – and the treasure rumoured to be hidden on the land. Guided by a majestic … Continue reading Book Review: Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan #20booksofsummer

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Shabby Sunday: The Magical Drawings of Moony B. Finch by David McPhail

Shabby Sunday is a meme created by Mischenko at ReadRantRock&Roll with the aim of sharing some vintage or older books in our collections. Please check out this wonderful blog when you have a chance! Today I want to share a book I've had in my collection, and that has been near and dear to my heart, since I … Continue reading Shabby Sunday: The Magical Drawings of Moony B. Finch by David McPhail

Shabby Sunday: Cupid and Psyche A Love Story by Edna Barth

Shabby Sunday is a meme created by Mischenko at ReadRantRock&Roll with the aim of sharing some vintage or older books in our collections. Please check out this wonderful blog when you have a chance! I think this is a fabulous idea so I decided to join in this Sunday and may do so some other … Continue reading Shabby Sunday: Cupid and Psyche A Love Story by Edna Barth

Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

I first read A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle when I was in middle school. This is a time when I started exploring the library on my own and was finding myself ending up in the SFF section often. I read A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels alongside works like The Chronicles of Narnia … Continue reading Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Children’s Literature: Not Just for Children (Duh)

As a children's librarian I feel I've earned enough of a soapbox to proclaim and vehemently defend the age-old conviction that children's books are not just for children (duh.) While that may seem like common sense to most, one look in a Barnes & Noble will tell you otherwise: if you're looking for a copy … Continue reading Children’s Literature: Not Just for Children (Duh)