What I Read – September 2020

Read: Family in Six Tones - Lan Cao and Harlan Margaret Van Cao (Putnam, 2020) God in My Everything - Ken Shigematsu (Zondervan, 2013) Hamnet & Judith - Maggie O'Farrell (Knopf Canada, 2020) The Nickel Boys - Colson Whitehead (Bond Street Books, 2020) The Apothecary - Maile Meloy (Puffin Books, 2011) How Much of These… Continue reading What I Read – September 2020

Book Review: Family in Six Tones by Lan Cao and Harlan Margaret Van Cao

Family in Six Tones - Lan Cao and Harlan Margaret Van Cao (Viking, 2020 I received an Advance Readers Copy of this book thanks to the publisher and NetGalley. All opinions are my own. This book will be on sale September 15, 2020. In 1975, thirteen-year-old Lan Cao arrived in America on her own, her… Continue reading Book Review: Family in Six Tones by Lan Cao and Harlan Margaret Van Cao

What I Read – August 2020

Read: The Daughters of Foxcote Manor - Eve Chase (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2020) Between Inca Walls - Evelyn Kohl LaTorre (She Writes Press, 2020) Radicalized - Cory Doctorow (Tor, 2019) True Story - Kate Reed Petty (Viking, 2020) Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies - Leanne Betasamosake Simpson (Anansi, 2020) Molly of the Mall -… Continue reading What I Read – August 2020

Reading with Pearl & Rose: Alphabet Books

The alphabet is, obviously, the foundation of literacy. There are a LOT of alphabet books out there for kids, with all kinds of themes and illustrations. These are some of the favourites in our household. Pearl knows her ABCs now and is beginning to recognize a few simple words. Rose remains largely illiterate. ABCers -… Continue reading Reading with Pearl & Rose: Alphabet Books