Tag Archives: 1960s

Crushes Now and Then

Heartthrob or heartache?  Sudden attraction or slow connection?  With Valentine’s Day approaching, and its card exchanges popular even in some pre-schools, the recent publication of Svetlana Chmakova’s Crush (2018) was aptly timed.  This continuation of the author/illustrator’s award-winning Berrybrook Middle … Continue reading

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Clocking the Years

Now that 2014 has eclipsed 2013, are you too clocking time? The years seem to speed by these days, yet I remember when it felt as though I had all the time in the world. In fact, as a child … Continue reading

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