Category Archives: Fun

She Persisted

What do Maria Tallchief, Helen Keller, Sally Ride and Sonia Sotomayor have in common? They were persistent. In her latest book, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to thirteen amazing American women. These women who faced great obstacles and not only faced their challenges, they persisted! Women like Oprah Winfrey, Harriet Tubman and… Read more »

Fluffy Strikes Back

Fluffy is not a house cat, nor a pet. He is Sergeant Fluffy Vandermere and the leader of P.U.R.S.T. (Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel). In Ashley Spires’ graphic novel, Fluffy Strikes Back, Fluffy has been to a desk job for a long time. He rarely left his office. Suddenly there is an alien attack the bugliest bugs… Read more »

Moo: a Novel

Zora is smelly, dirty, mean and stubborn. And yes, Zora is a cow. Don’t get me wrong though, it’s not all about a cow. In Sharon Creech’s latest, Moo: a Novel, Reena and her brother, Luke, move with their parents from New York City to a small town in Maine, they have no idea what life has in store for… Read more »

Breaking Cat News

Extra! Extra! Here’s what is happening in the cats’ world! Cartoonist Georgia Dunn brings you Breaking Cat News:Cats Reporting on the News that Matters to Cats! You’ll get the inside scoop on cats’ feelings towards boxes, food, midnight runs and yes, those mysterious glowing red dots. You will get more insight on why they have a lack of love for… Read more »

Check It Out!: New Non-Fiction

Pink Is For Blobfish: Discovering the World’s Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating The zoologist author of How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied presents an introduction to some of the world’s pink-colored creatures, from monster slugs and ultra-intelligent dolphins to naked mole rats and bloated blobfish.     Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.H…. Read more »