It’s Storytime!

Let's move into this next month with some exciting events. First, Friday is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! If you've read Song of a Wingfin, try telling a friend about Noreen's adventure in your own words. It's fun being a storyteller and Friday will be a great day to practice. The second announcement is that…

Lincoln’s Beard

Another little known holiday is approaching on December 7th, Letter Writing Day. I felt this might be a fun time to retell a story of a famous letter that could possible inspire you to write and send a letter of your own. October of 1860, in the town of Westfield, New York, an eleven-year-old girl…

Book Inspired Holiday Week

The first day of November brings us our first book inspired holiday. Sunday was Author’s Day. This holiday was created with the intention to bring awareness to American authors in the early 1900s by Nellie Verne Burt McPherson. Nellie was the president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club, teacher, and an avid reader throughout her…

Wiggle Your Toes

Here’s another random holiday for you. August 6 is “wiggle your toes day.” I like this one. think of all the possibilities. Here’s a list of how I like to wiggle my toes. In my shoes when no one else knows. On a beach...although it takes some effort to get all that sand off. On…