By Heart: ‘Snow-flakes’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Published February 28, 2020 … [Read more]

A Poem for this Pandemic

Reasons to Take a Walk During a Pandemic there is a sea of blue by the deserted 14th hole there are yellow flowers in the dry creekbeds there are purple redbuds abloom outside quarantined houses there are clumps of bluebonnets in … [Read more]

‘The Little Prince,’ Reconsidered

Published February 21, 2020 … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime”

Published February 14, 2020, Valentine's Day … [Read more]

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Reading Classics

Published February 7, 2020 … [Read more]

By Heart: ‘The Darkling Thrush’ by Thomas Hardy

Note: This one has a coloring page! Published January 31, 2020 … [Read more]

A new graphic novel edition of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’

Last month Tweetspeak released a graphic novel edition of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's classic short story, illustrated by Sara Barkat. It's not only beautiful but brings depth and nuance to the tale. If you're a teacher, if you're a reader, pick up … [Read more]

Evening Loveliness: Poets Jane Kenyon & Sara Teasdale

Published January 17, 2020 … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Curious George’

Published January 10, 2020 … [Read more]

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Reading to Aragog

Published January 3, 2020 … [Read more]