Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) is the author of “The Little House” series of children’s books based on her pioneering childhood. At the end of the nineteenth century, traveling with all their possessions in a …[Continue]

Banned Books

Banned Books

Banned Books Week is celebrated each autumn, promoting our freedom to choose, and the importance of the availability of books on all topics and about all viewpoints for those that want to read them….[Continue]

Note Taking

Note taking

Note taking skills are an important part of learning in both high-school and college. Is your note taking system working for you? Learn how to get the most out of lectures with advice from these college experts….[Continue]

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Beaches and books just seem to go together, but even if your summer plans do not include any beaches, hopefully it will still include some warm, lazy days curled up with a good book. To get you in the mood, …[Continue]

Eric Carle

Eric Carle

Best known for “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is a children’s book author and illustrator. Learn about his collage techniques and view his colorful artwork at today’s website picks….[Continue]

Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Aesop (620 – 560 BCE) was a Greek slave and storyteller. His fables, also known as the Aesopica, have been translated and retold for twenty-five centuries. Each one ends with a moral, or a lesson to be learned, and from …[Continue]

Parts of Speech Games

Parts of Speech Games

There are nine parts of speech that classify how words are used in particular sentences. They are verbs, nouns, pronouns, articles, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. In English, there are many words that can be more than one part …[Continue]