Favorite Book Friday

Favorite Book Friday: Pagoo

Favorite Book Friday: Pagoo

Have you heard of Holling Clancy Holling?  A lot of you are probably screaming, "Of course!"  The rest of you are likely thinking, "Who would name ...

Favorite Book Friday: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Favorite Book Friday: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

The last couple of weeks around my neck of the woods brought some weather weirdness.  Every day the forecast called for rain, and every day it loo...

Favorite Book Friday: Mama Played Baseball

Favorite Book Friday: Mama Played Baseball

If you're an Instagram follower of mine, you are probably aware why this article is being posted now and you knew it was coming.  For everybody el...

Favorite Book Friday: I Love You Americanly

Favorite Book Friday: I Love You Americanly

Today's selection was something I originally planned to write about in July for the Favorite Book Friday post due closest to Independence Day.  But...

Favorite Book Friday: A Bear Called Paddington

Favorite Book Friday: A Bear Called Paddington

While I'm sitting here, today promises to be an easy, pleasant, beautiful spring day.  How fitting then that I'm writing about an equally easy (as ...

Favorite Book Friday: Casey at the Bat

Favorite Book Friday: Casey at the Bat

Did you know that yesterday, March 29th, was the official start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season?  Well, now you do. To be honest, I had t...

Favorite Book Friday: Geography from A to Z (A Picture Glossary)

Favorite Book Friday: Geography from A to Z (A Picture Glossary)

One thing, probably THE thing, that makes me love reading is how I escape to another place and time in my mind.  As the author describes settings a...

Favorite Book Friday: The Boy on Fairfield Street

Favorite Book Friday: The Boy on Fairfield Street

On this day (March 2nd) in 1904 a special baby boy was born.  He lived at 74 Fairfield Street in Springfield, Massachusetts near a library and the...

Favorite Book Friday: Pink and Say

Favorite Book Friday: Pink and Say

We all know that February is Black History Month.  As such, I wanted to showcase a book that relays some important, but perhaps not widely known, ...

Favorite Book Friday: Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

Favorite Book Friday: Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

Today is the last Favorite Book Friday post before Valentine's Day.  Therefore, I thought it would be fitting to share a book I adore that just hap...

Favorite Book Friday: Beautiful Oops!

Favorite Book Friday: Beautiful Oops!

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg is not what I thought it was going to be.  I read some glowing reviews about the book, but none of them explain...

Favorite Book Friday: Redwall

Favorite Book Friday: Redwall

If you read the Favorite Book Friday article for The Great Good Thing, you know we have been reading Redwall by Brian Jacques.  I should say we had...