It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 2/13/17

Matt Phelan transports the Snow White fairy tale to 1920s New York with magical results. The fundamental elements of the tale are still there, but there are so many creative choices that will resonate for older readers: the seven dwarves have become seven street kids; the glass coffin has become a picture window at Macy’s;…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 2/6/17

It’s hard to imagine a more powerful introduction to the Civil Rights Movement than John Lewis’s graphic novel trilogy, March. Lewis’s leadership position in the movement gives him an insider’s view of the most important events, but March isn’t only about historical events: it’s also about how to live with integrity and meaning, how to…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 9/19/16

Nick loves to read and he loves his cats, so he decides to combine those two interests into one by teaching his cats to read. There is initial reluctance, especially from the perpetually cranky Stevenson (delightfully illustrated with a grouchy face in every single illustration by Kate Berube–at least until he learns to read), but…

10 Bookish Facts About Me: Slice of Life #sol16

Today’s Slice of Life was inspired by The Broke and Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday feature. Usually Top Ten Tuesdays focus on book lists, but this week the focus is on readers. Writing this post, I was reminded how productive a provided title and a little bit of structure can be. I tried to share new, never-before-shared-on-the-blog facts this…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 4/4/16

On the blog: A little curated content–my favorite reading from around the web A poem for NaPoWriMo: What’s In My Gratitude Journal A new challenge–National Poetry Writing Month A reflection on what I learned in a month of daily slicing A slice about my son learning he can’t play football anymore A collection of six-word…