“When I teach poetry,” says author Megan Willome, “I remind people that there is no secret code to crack. So also with this story. There isn’t one right answer — or rather, there are as many answers as there are shades of yellow.” Come share your palette of views, in our new book club!
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Advances in food technology have not always served us as well as we might expect. Coming up later this month, join Charity Singleton-Craig for an exploration of The Jungle Effect and discover how the healthiest diets from around the world can be adapted to work for us.
“Kate DiCamillo listened to the approaching siren and thought it was the first time in her life she had heard that sound and not wondered who it was for.” Read more of this beautiful memoir-based piece by Kate DiCamillo Kate DiCamillo’s Biography Kate DiCamillo, born in Philadelphia, Pa. and raised in Clermont, Fla., is […]
In the final installment of our The Great Gatsby book club, Tania Runyan explores what it means to be “borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
If it’s about anything, The Great Gatsby is about dreams and longing. But does Jay Gatsby cherish the dream of Daisy more than Daisy herself?
Chapters 3 and 4 of The Great Gatsby are full of mystery, contradictions and linguistic switch-ups as the books themes begin to take shape.
What do you do when the tap goes dry? Join our Children’s Book Club for a YA climate change thriller, “Dry.”
In the first installment of our book club, Tania Runyan introduces The Great Gatsby characters—human and otherwise—and invites readers to a Gatsby sestina.
Why learn nursery rhymes? For the jokes! Join our Children’s Book Club as we read “And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon.”
Strap on your space pod and zoom beyond counting as our Children’s Book Club reads “Hello Numbers! What Can You Do?”
Read “Katie and the Big Snow” by Virginia Lee Burton, a story of a snow plow named Katie that makes life a little easier during a crisis.
All the Grinch wanted for Christmas was singing. He just didn’t know it. We discuss the magic of song in our holiday Children’s Book Club.
Meet a mother with strong emotions. This month’s Children’s Book Club discusses ‘Saturday’ by Oge Mora, and a mom who feels all the feels.
It’s almost Halloween, and yesterday was R.L. Stine’s birthday. Megan Willome celebrates with a scary graphic novel for Children’s Book Club.
9/11 began with a perfect blue sky. Join author Megan Willome as she reads ‘Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story’ for this month’s Children’s Book Club.
In September, Callie Feyen leads our next book club discussion of Sonia Barkat’s ‘Winter Stars: three 10-minute plays.’ Come play with us.
Beginning July 15, join us for our new book club featuring some of the delightful essays in Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights.
Author Nicole Gulotta introduces our next book club, Wild Words, a book that serves as a gentle guide to navigating the writing life through its seasons.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’ using Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Much Madness is divinest Sense–’ as our guide.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’ using Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Tell all the truth but tell it slant–’ as our guide.