Have You Seen the Stanley Books by William Bee?

One of the joys of being a librarian is having access to an enormous quantity and variety of material. Every now and again I will discover an author and/or illustrator who is new to me and sometimes their work is

Have You Seen the Stanley Books by William Bee?

One of the joys of being a librarian is having access to an enormous quantity and variety of material. Every now and again I will discover an author and/or illustrator who is new to me and sometimes their work is

Tweens Read is FREE: Houston Area Kids Can Meet Favorite Authors & Learn About New Authors!

Focused on 5th-8th Graders, Tweens Read is an annual celebration of reading. Hosted by the Blue Willow Bookshop, this event gives kids, parents, teachers, and librarians the opportunity to hear authors talk about their work, to hear samples of dozens

Tweens Read is FREE: Houston Area Kids Can Meet Favorite Authors & Learn About New Authors!

Focused on 5th-8th Graders, Tweens Read is an annual celebration of reading. Hosted by the Blue Willow Bookshop, this event gives kids, parents, teachers, and librarians the opportunity to hear authors talk about their work, to hear samples of dozens

Movie Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Director Noah Baumbach moves a step away from the failed romance at the center of The Squid and the Whale and brings none of the youthful energy of Frances Ha to his latest dysfunctional family film, The Meyerowitz Stories (New

Movie Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Director Noah Baumbach moves a step away from the failed romance at the center of The Squid and the Whale and brings none of the youthful energy of Frances Ha to his latest dysfunctional family film, The Meyerowitz Stories (New

Teachers & Librarians Affected by Harvey or Irma: Get Replacement Books Here for Free!

Authors, illustrators, publishers, and book distribution centers have banned together to create an efficient way to get new materials to the organizations that need them.  There is currently a large cache of NEW donated books that are looking for homes. If

Teachers & Librarians Affected by Harvey or Irma: Get Replacement Books Here for Free!

Authors, illustrators, publishers, and book distribution centers have banned together to create an efficient way to get new materials to the organizations that need them.  There is currently a large cache of NEW donated books that are looking for homes. If

A Welcome Distraction…Hoping that “Lady Bird” Will Be One Worth Waiting For

FIRST TRAILER FOR GRETA GERWIG’S LADY BIRD. THE FILM WILL NEXT SCREEN AT THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL THIS FRIDAY. In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both

A Welcome Distraction…Hoping that “Lady Bird” Will Be One Worth Waiting For

FIRST TRAILER FOR GRETA GERWIG’S LADY BIRD. THE FILM WILL NEXT SCREEN AT THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL THIS FRIDAY. In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both

Be Matched Family to Family to Help Houston with Sugar & Cloth

We are still feeling rain fall here in Houston, but it is slow enough now that we are beginning to see where our problems are and are beginning to clean up and think about how we can rebuild. Everyone wants

Be Matched Family to Family to Help Houston with Sugar & Cloth

We are still feeling rain fall here in Houston, but it is slow enough now that we are beginning to see where our problems are and are beginning to clean up and think about how we can rebuild. Everyone wants

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is

“Nimona” is a Fiesty Whirlwild of Adventure, Romance and Humor in a Medieval Sci-Fi Setting.

Author and Illustrator Noelle Stevenson has succeeded at the complex feat of creating a story that is at once familiar and completely original. Her writing is comfortable but unexpected. The characters resemble tropes but then far supersede them. There is