Charlotte’s Web – A Timeless Treasure

Charlotte’s Web – A Timeless Treasure

“Why did you do all this for me?” he asked.  “I don’t deserve it.  I’ve never done anything for you.” “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte.  “That in itself is a tremendous thing.” (Charlotte’s Web copyright 1952) Charlotte’s Web is one of the all time...
Timeless Stories: The Little House

Timeless Stories: The Little House

The Little House is Timeless I have enjoyed recollecting books from my past as I have prepared to write my blogs about “timeless” literature.  Another book that I loved as a kid was the book The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton.  I believe I was in third or fourth...
A Powerful and Timeless Message

A Powerful and Timeless Message

Words have great power.  They can evoke emotions that make you laugh with joy, scream with anger, cry in remembrance, or break your heart.  This week there were words that broke my heart.  These words, shared by a friend, told the story of the pain that some children...
In Remembrance of September 11, 2001

In Remembrance of September 11, 2001

I once read a quote by G.K. Chesterton that said, “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Books have the power to show young and old that even when horrible things happen,...

Great Books are Timeless

In just a few weeks our first book, Minna and the Canine Club, will be rolling off the printing press.  This exciting event has led to many conversations about our favorite childhood books.  During one of these discussions I was surprised to learn that my favorite...

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