Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret No one ever told Margaret Simon that eleven-going-on- twelve would be such a hard age.??When her family moves to New Jersey, she has to adjust to life in the suburbs, a different school, and a whole new group of friends.??Margaret knows she needs someone to talk to about growing up-and it's not long before she's found a solution. Are you there God???It's me, Margaret. I can't wait until two o'clock God.??That's...
Mysteries, sci-fi, history, kidlit, YA, and more! Happy 50th birthday to these great titles! Whether perfect representations of their era or timeless works of art, these twelve books still resonate.
About six years ago, my family spent our Friday nights watching the entire series of Little House on the Prairie. My intent was not just to share with them a little bit of my childhood but to show them a different way of living. These past few weeks have certainly been challenging with COVID-19 affecting us professionally, socially, and personally, but this gift of time, and of togetherness, has given us a taste of what life may have been like back in Walnut Grove and brought back these wonderful memories. My hope for all of us is to embrace the notable moments today as they will become our enduring memories tomorrow.
Happy New Decade! We are embarking on a brand-new era. It may seem a bit arbitrary, but we humans like to retrospectively infuse these tidy ten-year periods with distinct personalities. Here we review the character of the last five decades and make some guesses about how the 2020s will be remembered.