Max and the Midknights

Max and the Midknights

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a funny, goofy book and so this week I went on a quest to find one worth sharing. My hunt took me many places, but Max and the Midknights, by Lincoln Peirce, rose to the top. Peirce wrote the Big Nate series, so if you liked that...

“The Lemon Tree-The Young Readers Edition”

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not a happy story. It is a complicated tale, with no clear hero, no clear resolution. It spans decades, involves political machinations, shifting boundaries, hard feelings and death. How do you tell such a story to young readers?...
Max and the Midknights

What Does Creativity Look Like? Ask the Beatles.

Tapping into Creativity…. I love this Albert Einstein quote!  I’ve never seen creativity in action like I did while watching the Beatles documentary recently. The episodes were really long and meandering and there were plenty of times that I thought, “sheesh,...