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A Lesson Learned from Be The Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story

By Natalie Kelly Be The Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story is the recently published follow up to 2014’s Grandfather Gandhi. Local author, Bethany Hegedus and Arun Gandhi, Mohandas K. Gandhi’s grandson, wrote both books. Bethany Hegedus will be… Read More

My Favorite Childhood Reading Story: Ramona and Her Father

Submitted by: Vickie L. When I was a little girl, it was my dad who read to me every night before bed. We sat in his little den, which consisted of floor to ceiling bookshelves, every square inch… Read More

Learning to Say “Pooh-Pooh”

Submitted by: Hannah and her amazing mom I started reading Madeline to my daughter Hannah when she was tiny, around 2 months old.  We’d read it two to three times a week before bedtime until she was at… Read More

Atticus Finch and Superman

Submitted by: Garrett Lenderman I didn’t fall in love with reading until I was forced to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I read this great American novel for an English course in middle school because,… Read More

There’s Always Money for Books

Submitted by: Garrett Lenderman I’ve read books my entire life, and I have my parents to thank for that. My mother was an avid reader of “grocery store” novels growing up, and encouraged me to read books with… Read More

Because we couldn’t narrow it down to just one book – My girls’ two favorite books

Submitted by: Katie Phillips We read to my three year old twin girls every day. While there are many books that they love to read, their two favorites – one for each – are quite unique. Lester’s Dreadful… Read More

Where the Wild Things Are

Submitted by: Jay Papasan Sendak’s 1963 classic about the night Max is sent to his room is just 338 words. But those words have sold more than 19 million books, inspired an animated movie, a live action film,… Read More