Schools encourage summer reading to keep up proficiency
Sioux City Catholic Globe
In an effort to keep students reading during the summer, two Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sioux City have developed summer reading programs. For two years Sacred Heart School in Boone has been holding a summer reading program for students.
RI Author Fuller to Host Book Signing at Norman Bird Sanctuary in January
Kim Fuller, the author of the new book “Finding,” will host a talk and book signing at Norman Bird Sanctuary in January. The book tells the story of a boy who became his adoptive mother's spiritual teacher. Book Signing, Talk. The signing will take ...
Here are 20 books to bring comfort and joy this holiday season for the whole family
Salt Lake Tribune
Alison Randall • Although it's not technically a Christmas book, I read "The Bronze Bow" by Elizabeth George Speare nearly every Christmas. The author does such an amazing job at setting the scene in Israel at the time of Christ that it's almost like ...
10 wonderful adventure novels for children
I was also a big fan of the Rose Years, books following the life of Laura's daughter Rose Wilder. 4. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare. Set in the 1700s, this Newbery award-winner tells the story of an apprehensive young boy named Matt ...