Mayflower

Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick This book describes the events that happened before the Mayflower left England, during the voyage across the Atlantic, and after the Pilgrims decided to settle Plymouth. It describes the ever-changing relationships between the Pilgrims and the Natives, in great detail. Philbrick spends a lot of time describing King Phillip’s War of …

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Thanksgiving Week!!!

Welcome to Thanksgiving Week!! Each day this week I will review Thanksgiving Books. Some will be for adults and some for children, so check back each day to see what’s new! (Thank you snowvillageinn.com for this nice image!)

Frankenstein

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Summary: “‘I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion.’ A summer evening’s ghost …

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[Book Review] The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book  by  Neil Gaiman Summary: “It takes a graveyard to raise a child. Nobody Owens, known as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn’t live in a graveyard, being raised by ghosts, with a guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the dead. There …

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[Book Review] T. Rex Trick-or-Treats by Lois G. Grambling

T. Rex Trick-or-Treats  by Lois G. Grambling My boys were crazy about dinosaurs when they were little. We have tubs of dinosaurs. They don’t get played with very often any more, and it’s crazy, but I miss it. This book is cute, but I think I love it more because of the sentimental value. It …

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All Hallows Eve: The Story of the Halloween Fairy

I’m starting Halloween Week with a girlie Halloween story. There’s nothing scary about this book, but the princesses and fairies will love it! All Hallows Eve: The Story of the Halloween Fairy by Lisa Sferlazza Johnson Summary: Hailing from All Hallows Pumpkin Patch, the young fairy Eve loves candy, but can only make toys. Desperate …

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