Archives for: "March 2007"

About A Boy - Nick Hornby

March 27th, 2007
Will Freeman may have discovered the key to dating success: If the simple fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous women -- women who would not ordinarily look twice at Will -- might not only be willing, but enthusiastic about dating him,… more »

Book of the Month - April, 2007

March 20th, 2007
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read romantic novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dant├Ęs, is… more »

March 19th, 2007
I thought that when I got home I would sit down at my desk and try to scratch out a story in Ticonderoga #2 about where music went when it got into the air. Some of it had gotten into Davy Ray, and he was humming that song as we returned to the pool and… more »

Pure Drivel - Steve Martin

March 9th, 2007
Steve Martin's talent has always defied definition: a seasoned actor, a razor-sharp screenwriter, an acclaimed playwright, and, of course, the ingenious comedian who turned King Tut into a national craze. In this widely praised collection of humerous… more »

March 8th, 2007
Every person is worth your time... If at first appearance a person seems dull, then look harder, look into him. more »

March 2nd, 2007
He'd rather be an idiot again. He'd had his whole life set up so that nobody's problem was his problem, and now everybody's problem was his problem, and he had no solutions for any of them. more »

2007 Michael L. Printz Award Winner

March 1st, 2007
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association. The… more »