Nonfiction November: Choosing the books

It’s Week 2 of Nonfiction November, and Rachel poses these questions about choosing nonfiction. What are you looking for when you pick up a nonfiction book? Do you have a particular topic you’re attracted to? Do you have a particular writing style that works best? When you look at a nonfiction book, does the title … Read More

My boxcar days

Hello! to my hardcover children’s classics Anyone else old-school enough in their childhood reading, that they were completely obsessed by The Boxcar Chidren?  Yeah, me, too. I still think about that book sometimes — how the children were so resilient and hardworking and honest and kind and cheerful.  They made do, with so little! And … Read More