Literary Events to Get Excited About in 2016

by Mary Kate Costigan 2015 was a great year for all things literary. Harper Lee’s long, long awaited second novel, […]

A Visit to Harper Lee’s Monroeville

By Caroline Kerr Taylor It was a blistering hot and muggy August day when I arrived in Monroeville, Alabama. After […]

Weaving Tales: The Tools of Text

By Janice Horton On a back road in an out of the way township in northeast Pennsylvania, a seasonal museum […]

JM Barrie and The Gardens of Imagination

By Paul Millward “On these magic shores children at play are for ever beaching their coracles. We too have been […]

Richard Scarry’s Best Luck Ever

By Melissa Mapes The bleary-eyed rabbit wrapped her paws around a coffee mug for warmth. Although we were indoors, the […]

Curious George: From Nazi Germany to Bucolic New Hampshire

by Andrea Calabretta Few readers realize that had it not been for the indefatigable will of his creators, Curious George […]

Lucy Maud Montgomery An Island Tribute to a Great Writer

On June 20, 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery received a copy of her first book, Anne of Green Gables, from the publishers, fresh off the presses. Little did Maud, as friends and family knew her, realize the impact her story, and the delightful character she created, would have on the world. Anne Shirley went on to become a beloved literary character and a role model for millions of young girls.

L. Frank Baum – The Man Behind The Curtain

By Linda McGovern Chances are you have seen the 1939 MGM movie, The Wizard of Oz, at one point or […]