The Giver

The Giver by Lois Lowry – A Movie?

October 31st, 2013 by melissa g
The recent news that The Giver by Lois Lowry will be made into a movie has gotten me thinking. The Giver is an amazing book – it even won the Newbery Medal back in 1994 – but how will it be as a movie? Will the fact that it’s one of the most challenged books Read More...

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westinggame

Throwback Thursday: The Westing Game

October 24th, 2013 by melissa g
This week, we’re heading back to 1979 when The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin won the Newbery Medal. The Westing Game is a perfect choice for Throwback Thursday because it’s just as good a read today as it was 30+ years ago! Who can resist a story about a dead millionaire who brings 16 people Read More...

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