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April 19, 2018

Forest of Reading

Cat Found by Ingrid Lee tells of a young boy who finds a way to help the feral cats in his hometown by summoning his inner strength.  Billy is torn between pleasing his father who wants to 'make a man out of him' with an air rifle for his 11th birthday and following his love for a stray and pregnant cat.  By following...
In the Fall of 2011 I was introduced by my local librarian to the Forest of Reading.  This is a recreational reading program created by the Ontario Library Association for different age levels.  Kids throughout Ontario read at least 5 out of 10 nominated Canadian books in a given category.  Then the kids (and only the kids) vote for...
About the Book... Neil Flambe and the Aztec Abduction by Kevin Sylvester was our next selection.  A complete 360 from The Breadwinner; I suppose the girls wanted a bit of a light read for once!  The Aztec Abduction is the second book in the Neil Flambe series, the first of which (Neil Flambe and the Marco Polo Murders) won the Silver...
About the Book... After the holiday season, we tackled our first Silver Birch book, The Glory Wind by Valerie Sherrard.  The book reminded me of The Bridge to Terabithia even though I only saw the movie and never read the book.  The typical story of a cautious boy who becomes enthralled by a girl full of life (aren't they all?) who moves into the small...

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