the season with a note about the movie, RISE OF THE GUARDIANS which is now playing locally, and a few words about the books on which the movie is based. The movie is recommended for ages seven and up. Here is a link to a review of it at :
....................most remarkable mystery, one that combines history and a search for treasure as well as a little bit of baseball and time travel. 13 HANGMEN by Art Corriveau is not to be missed by anyone. Kids and even adults will enjoy this tale of murder, lost treasure and history combined into a fascinating story.
.....trip to Ireland through the pages of a lovely and delightful intergenerational tale, A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL by Roddy Doyle. The story revolves around 12-year-old Mary
O'Hara and her mother Scarlett, her dying granny Emer, and the ghost of Emer's
It seems the ghost, Tansey, has come to help Emer leave this world behind. She
......about Snow White by reading a fractured fairy tale based on Snow White’s life. Click on this link to find out more about fractured fairy tales: http://www.marilynkinsella.org/Workshop%20papers/fractured_fairy_tales.htm
........... a book. The title of it is......you may have guessed by now.....WONDER by R.J. Palacio. It has received many starred reviews and raves already. The story is of 10 --year --old August, "Auggie" Pullman whose sincerest wish is to just be accepted as an ordinary kid.
a brand new series by Andrew Clements called BENJAMIN PRATT & THE KEEPES OF THE SCHOOL : Bk. 1 - WE THE CHILDREN. This is a keeper! Benjamin's school is being targeted by a big amusement park company to be torn down and replaced with the park.