Rita’s Corner: Watership Down by Richard Adams

Book 4 This story is a story about rabbits. Traveling rabbits. So beware, this isn’t your normal rabbit tail. (see what I did there?) Our story or tale starts off with a rabbit named Hazel, and his brother Fiver. Hazel is your normal every-day grass-eating rabbit. But Fiver on the other paw… is different. He’s… Continue reading Rita’s Corner: Watership Down by Richard Adams

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

I was so excited about Housekeeping that I suggested, or rather insisted, my 11 year old read it. She read about four pages and said it was too confusing. I could not let it end there as I felt this was a book she would like. "Why is it too confusing?" I asked.  She said… Continue reading Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

Cornelia Funke’s Illuminated Sequel to Dragon Rider: Dragon Rider: The Griffin’s Feather

If you have never read any of Cornelia Funke's books, then I suggest you get to the library and begin the adventure. Funke is one of the best juvenile writers today. She writes children's picture books and juvenile literature categorized as fantasy. Her books are well written and filled with all sorts of characters; they… Continue reading Cornelia Funke’s Illuminated Sequel to Dragon Rider: Dragon Rider: The Griffin’s Feather

The Energy of Love: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

We sat in the living room getting ready for Charlotte's Web. I had a vague memory of a spider and a pig, but I could not remember the details from childhood. My husband was not certain this book was worth reading. My youngest was intrigued, and could not remember watching the movie a few years… Continue reading The Energy of Love: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White