BookKids: Take the summer reading challenge!

Dive into summer reading with the 5 Book Dive challenge! On Saturday, May 18th we kicked off summer reading with some of our favorite middle grade authors at the 5 Book Dive festival! We laughed, we danced, we improv'd... we met Elephant & Piggie, wore ridiculous pool floaties, you name it. You got to watch … Continue reading BookKids: Take the summer reading challenge!

What We’re Reading 5/29

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki This gorgeous graphic novel gave me all the feelings--Freddy is trapped (kind of--not really--but still) in a relationship with Laura Dean, who makes her both incredibly happy and absolutely devastated. All of my righteous indignation boiled for Freddy, that frustrating friend whose relationship woes you … Continue reading What We’re Reading 5/29

On the Podcast: Lara Prior-Palmer

At the age of nineteen, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to “the world’s longest, toughest horse race”—an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of twenty-five wild ponies across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland. On a whim, she decided to enter the race. As she boarded a … Continue reading On the Podcast: Lara Prior-Palmer