Quote: It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me. Pablo Neruda

Quote: “It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me.” Pablo Neruda Quote: “It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me.” Pablo Neruda   To help you nurture a love love of words, language, and poetry with children see: Booklist: Books with Poems & Rhymes for Shared Reading […]

Book Review: Whereas, Layli Long Soldier

Book Review: Whereas, Layli Long Soldier Poetry Collection: Whereas, Layli Long Soldier   Whereas some words typically only appear in official government proclamations. Whereas the US Government issued an official apology to the Native American peoples. Whereas this happened quietly in 2010, without fanfare or participation by any tribal leaders. Whereas this apology carries no weight of […]

Book Review: Tales from the Inner City, Shaun Tan

Book Review: Tales from the Inner City, Shaun Tan Short Story Collection: Tales from the Inner City, Shaun Tan I’m not sure I have ever used the word “luscious” to describe a book before. I probably would not use it often. I will use it here. Shaun Tan’s Tales from the Inner City is luscious. Beautifully illustrated, […]

Book Review: Trigger Warning: Short Fiction and Disturbances, Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Trigger Warning: Short Fiction and Disturbances, Neil Gaiman Fiction: Trigger Warning: Short Fiction and Disturbances, Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman has won many literary awards, including the Newberry, Carnegie, Hugo, and Nebula. He is known for his comics, his novels, his screenplays, and his short fiction. When it comes to putting pen to paper (or more […]