Children's books, Civil Rights / Diversity, History, Holocaust, LGBTQ, Nobel Prize Winner, Young Adult

Amazing Books for Raising Kids with a Social Conscience

A social conscience is "a sense of responsibility or concern for the problems and injustices of society". If you are a parent, then you know how hard it is to raise children right now. Have you wondered how to help your children make sense of these challenging times? By exposing your children to reading that… Continue reading Amazing Books for Raising Kids with a Social Conscience

fiction, historical fiction, History, Nobel Prize Winner

Novels that Illuminate Chinese Culture

Let's honor Pearl S. Buck by reading her amazing novel or another book that gives us a glimpse into Chinese culture.

Black History Month, fiction, Nobel Prize Winner, Poetry

The Beautiful Language of Toni Morrison

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison! Let's celebrate her creative genius by looking at some of the most emotionally stirring passages from her novels.

Black History Month, fiction, Nobel Prize Winner, Poetry

The Beautiful Language of Toni Morrison

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison! Let's celebrate her creative genius by looking at some of the most emotionally stirring passages from her novels.

fiction, History, Holiday, Nobel Prize Winner

Happy Chinese New Year: Novels that Illuminate Chinese Culture

Let's honor Pearl S. Buck by reading her amazing novel or another book that gives us a glimpse into Chinese culture.

Nobel Prize Winner

Remembering Eugene O’Neill: A hard act to follow

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1936 was awarded to Eugene O'Neill "for the power, honesty and deep-felt emotions of his dramatic works, which embody an original concept of tragedy". ---

fiction, History, Nobel Prize Winner

The Good Earth and Other Novels that Illuminate Chinese Culture

Let's honor Pearl S. Buck by reading her amazing novel or another book that gives us a glimpse into Chinese culture.

Friday Reads, Nobel Prize Winner

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017

This year’s prize has been awarded to the British author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go.