Summer reading: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief - Times Education Supplement ... up: I am not the greatest reader of teachery ... And yes, there are other books in the series. And yes, I have read all of those, too. This ... 08/2/2015 - 2:44 pm | View Link
The real Grizzly Man: No one knows brown bears like Vietnam vet, ... - Salon Now ThisGary Peacock Trio - Jazz Times 08/2/2015 - 9:09 am | View Link
Brian Lowney — Fur, Fin and Feathers: Marrero's books teach kids ... - South Coast Today If you have a young reader who loves animals, then there are three books written by Carla Marrero that should be on that child’s summer reading 08/2/2015 - 4:55 am | View Link
Books celebrate ice cream, adventure - Toledoblade.com ... sun’s rays as in Ice Cream Summer . Readers ... This delightful book invites the reader to solve ... Dial Books for Young Readers. All ... 08/1/2015 - 2:27 pm | View Link
'Read, read, read' - Henderson Dispatch Durham County Library Summer Reader of the Week: Oscar Hernandez - Durham Herald-Sun 08/1/2015 - 7:29 am | View Link
SUMMER READS: Fellow Finger Lakes readers offer recommendations In terms of a light summer read, this one fits the bill perfectly ... I gave it a 10 out of 10.” Also a big mystery reader, Perrotto said she’s also discovered books by some new authors — C.J. Box and William Kent Krueger — and has been enjoying ... 08/2/2015 - 7:12 am | View Link
A little light e-reading for the holidays that can save you pounds: Tips to find the best book gadget deals Although e-readers cost around £100, you get a gadget that stores 1,000 books. It is also much lighter than a book. A Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, complete with high-resolution screen, weighs less than eight ounces. In contrast, a must read summer ... 08/2/2015 - 6:14 am | View Link
Books celebrate ice cream, adventure A potpourri of books, this month’s reviews celebrate reading, ice cream, adventure, and friendship, all wrapped up with a wish for peace. Hopefully, trips to the library have been a regular activity for these summer ... invites the reader to solve ... 08/2/2015 - 12:36 am | View Link
Brian Lowney — Fur, Fin and Feathers: Marrero's books teach kids about more than their pets If you have a young reader who loves animals, then there are three books written by Carla Marrero that should be on that child’s summer reading list. The Quincy-based children’s book author has successfully self-published three delightful children’s ... 08/1/2015 - 9:13 pm | View Link
Boston’s summer programs help combat learning loss during break shyly explaining that he is not generally a big reader, but the books assigned this summer are “pretty good.” “The teachers are really helping me to be a better student,” he said. “At my regular school, I mostly get in trouble, but here ... 07/31/2015 - 5:22 pm | View Link
Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program | Corporate-Sponsored Reading ... The official website for the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program. Learn how BOOK IT! motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise ... 08/2/2015 - 5:12 pm | View Website
Reading Rockets Summer Learning. Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring. 08/2/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Website
Reading Is Fundamental Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the nation's largest nonprofit children's literacy organization. Through RIF programs, we prepare and motivate children to read by ... 08/2/2015 - 6:57 am | View Website
SYNC SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads — a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title ... 08/1/2015 - 10:21 pm | View Website
One Crazy Summer: Rita Williams-Garcia: 9780060760908 ... One Crazy Summer [Rita Williams-Garcia] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita ... 08/1/2015 - 4:52 pm | View Website
With the appearance of his first novel, “A Drink Before the War,” in 1994, Dennis Lehane acquired an instant reputation as one of the most stylish urban crime writers in America. Lehane sustained that reputation over the course of several more novels, many featuring the detective team of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro.
As a massive tornado approached their Oklahoma house in 2013, an elderly couple named Jerrie and Hemant Bhondem had little time to prepare. Hemant’s osteoporosis prevented him from making it down into a storm shelter, so the two of them cowered together in the shower stall of their first-floor bathroom until, before Jerrie’s eyes, the tornado pulled her husband to his death, right from her grasp.
When I was 12, I was riddled with angst and the overwhelming feeling that no one could possibly vocalize the cocktail of emotions that powered my preteen existence. My dad sensed that — was it the pouting, the always-closed bedroom door? — and came to me with a remedy. Read full article >>
Smokejumping is insane. There really is no other word for it. The job starts with men and women flying in a tin can of a plane over forest fires strong enough to create their own weather patterns and turbulence. Then they leap into the smoky void, often landing on rugged terrain.
Do we really need to read more about Sara and Gerald Murphy, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s real-life models for the glamorous protagonists of “Tender Is the Night”? There have already been three excellent nonfiction portraits, each of them emphasizing their extended house party on the Riviera for the Lost Generation. Read full article >>