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by Maud Hart Lovelace


Best Friends Forever.  There are lots of children on Hill Street, but no little girls Betsy’s age. So when a new family moves into the house across the street, Betsy hopes they will have a little girl she can play with. 208 more words


Otis and the Tornado




By Loren Long

We loved Otis and Otis and the Tornado so much that we kept renewing or taking them out from the library! The stories are actually meaningful and the illustrations are really cool. 307 more words


SIMON SAYS: look out for MISS VIOLENCE (2013)

Miss Violence (2013) – dir. Alexandros Avranas.

Continuing my voyage of movies on the bleak side of life, comes this excellent, but deeply disturbing, Greek drama. 149 more words


5 Books that Changed My Life- By John Dutton

I’m a passionate reader and I love God’s word and learning more about it, getting underneath the surface of it, understanding it and applying it to my life and the 5 books I have chosen, do just that. 358 more words

God And Life

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency


Need a book to read on a hot summer day…with a cup of red bush tea?


Try THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY. It was a slow start for me several years ago, but 14 books into the series later, I am still enjoying the main character’s insight into human nature. 275 more words


We All Go Travelling By



written by Sheena Roberts and illustrated by Siobhan Bell and sung by Fred Penner

This is a rhythmic “I-spy” journey to school. The school bus moves through various landscapes and the song builds on each page, repeating and adding each time. 75 more words