More Bulletin Book Blurbs

Even though I’ve moved (and joined a closer parish) I’ve continued to write book “reviews” for the St. William bulletin. Here are a few that have appeared in recent weeks. God Gave Us You / written by Lisa Town Bergren; illustrated by Laura J. Bryant (Water Books Press, 2000) Mama tucks in little cub forContinue reading “More Bulletin Book Blurbs”

Add the Gift of Reading to your Christmas List

Though my presentation on October 3, “Books for Grandkids,” had a small turnout due to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we offered it again to a large crowd. I also did two “book talks” for CCD parents earlier this month. I had a blast making book suggestions from noted Catholic publishers as well as secularContinue reading “Add the Gift of Reading to your Christmas List”

Where are the books for Catholic Kids?

So “Book and Bagels,” which was supposed to only be a summer program, is continuing every month. We’re moving onto other authors and rotating through different genres now. All that reading, though, had me wondering, Where are the Catholic characters among the books for children and teens? To answer this question, I headed to theContinue reading “Where are the books for Catholic Kids?”