Category Archives: Books + Comic Books

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

“The Big Bad Fox” is Pure Delight

From Aesop’s Fables to the Fantastic Mr. Fox, stories of the complicated relationships between chickens and foxes have been told and imagined throughout history. The Big Bad Fox manages to find a new tale to tell with slapstick bravado. Author,

Series of Kids Books Answers the Who, What Where Questions for Kids

What Are the Galapagos Islands? Where is the Eiffel Tower? Who Was Harriet Tubman? Answer these questions and dozens more in this fun, smart series of books. They’re well researched and written in simple concise language that appeals to young

Series of Kids Books Answers the Who, What Where Questions for Kids

What Are the Galapagos Islands? Where is the Eiffel Tower? Who Was Harriet Tubman? Answer these questions and dozens more in this fun, smart series of books. They’re well researched and written in simple concise language that appeals to young

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

“I’m Sunny” is Worlds of Wonderful

Straightening the library today I came upon a board book which was made by the powerhouse graphic novel duo, Jennifer and Matthew Holm. It’s called I’m Sunny! and is a pure delight. More than just an intro to comic books,

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

Scott Westerfeld’s “Spill Zone” is Graphic Novel Gold

Addison’s world has been obliterated. An unexplained “spill” disaster has destroyed Poughkeepsie and any living creatures who were exposed to the spill are now frozen in a meat puppet state. The area is quarantined and named, the Spill Zone. Knowing

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Decelerate Blue” is a Striking Futuristic Graphic Novel

In a world where brevity, speed and conformity are celebrated, Angela is disillusioned by life. She feels disconnected from her family and is questioning the value of the ruling government, the Guarantee Committee. She receives a secret “antique version” (which

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”

Peter Brown’s “The Wild Robot” is One of the Best Grade School Books of 2016

Peter Brown’s Wild Robot is a touching, exhilarating, smart and touching grade school book. Although Roz is a robot and cannot feel, “as you might know, robots don’t really feel emotions,” her love for her little goose is unmistakable. “What?”