Reader Roadtrip: Forefathers Book Shop

Reader Roadtrip: A Treasury of American History in Centre County, PA Forefathers Book Shop 121 East Main St Rebersburg PA 16872 Phone: 814-404-0506 E-mail: KeithBierly@yahoo.com Website: www.forefathersbookshop.com Housed in a former bank building, Forefathers Book Shop is a delightful place to spend a couple of hours. In addition to the books on the shelves, there are stacks of books to […]

Quote: Barack Obama on Literacy and the Knowledge Economy

Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Also see Quote: At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for […]

Book Review: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer

Book Review: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer Nonfiction: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer This is a delightful, funny, and soon-to-become indispensable guide to writing in American English. Benjamin Dreyer has been a copy editor for Random House for more than 20 years. He has worked with numerous authors during that time, authors who appreciate both his attention […]

Booklist: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Booklist: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month We at www.scintilla.info have had the privilege of reviewing many books by people whose heritage and ancestry hails from the world’s largest continent. Although this month is specifically devoted to the celebration of Americans who count Asia and the Pacific Islands in their genealogy, we are going […]

Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.

Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle For summer reads, also see Booklist: Fun Summer Reads Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out […]