Nancy Pearl

As a librarian and a reader, my goal is always to ferret out (and introduce other readers to) books -- both fiction, poetry
So many books, so little time, as coffee mugs are always telling us, so how do you decide what to read next? Most people
What if everyone in the world read the same book? We have the ideal technology at our fingertips--Twitter. All we need now is the book.
To read aloud to your child is to give him or her three things: the gift of your uninterrupted time, the unspoken--but obvious--message that reading is important, and a shared experience of entering together into the world of a book.
When it comes time to take stock of the year in books, it's inevitable that a few titles will escape notice in the rush to