Wednesday Blurb: Tripping over Boys and Reading

If you saw today’s Washington Post, you know that Valerie Tripp is creating a new series for boys called Boys Camp. We know Valerie Tripp “well” in our house, as she authored many of the American Girl books we have. Truth be told, visiting the American Girl booth at BookExpo America is always fun and I look forward to seeing Ms. Tripp each year. But I digress … I hope you will read Monica Hesse’s full article,  but for those short on time, here are some wonderful  soundbites: The scaretistics are quoted a lot, and at first glance, they don’t look good: Boys can’t read. Boys can read but won’t. Boys would read, if they thought there was anything out … Read more

Make a Splash @ Your Library – Week 3

Terry, her daughter, and a friend went to the Jefferson Madison Regional Library to find new books and return some they already read during the Summer library club. Read more

Books We Read – March

The Reading Tub list of the books read and reviewed in March 2010. Read more