Read a Book, Watch a Movie, and Engage Multiple Learning Senses

Written by Debi Polen As a parent, you probably take several moments in your child’s day to turn any experience into a teachable moment. For example, going grocery shopping offers the teachable moments of counting money, menu planning, and waiting in line. If you’ve decided to home school, taking advantage of these teachable moments becomes [Read More…]

Today in History: ‘The Scarlet Letter’ Is Published

March 16, 1850, was the day that Nathaniel Hawthorne’s now-classic novel The Scarlet Letter, a story about adultery and betrayal in colonial America, was published. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1804, Hawthorne was influenced by the town’s witchcraft past, which he included in a few of his other works: “Young Goodman Brown” (1835) and The [Read More…]

New Fiction Selections: Narnia, Harry Potter, and a Little Martian Named Zip-Zip

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What’s New: The Locket Trilogy by Richard Paul Evans

We’ve added the three books in The Locket series by award-winning author Richard Paul Evans to our catalog: The Locket, The Looking Glass, and The Carousel. These books are hardcovers with dust jackets and all three are in very good condition. They are fundraiser items for the Boyertown Community Library. The stories of The Locket [Read More…]

Prepare for the New Hobbit Movie with These Tolkien Selections

Click the image to visit the eBay listing for more pictures and details. If the image is not present, visit our Items at Auction page. Are you excited about Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that’ll be opening on Friday, December 14, 2012? Ian McKellen reprises his role of Gandolf from The Lord of [Read More…]

Prepare Yourself for John Cusack’s New Movie “The Raven”

$7.50 -SOLD- Are you looking forward to the new movie The Raven starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe that’s opening on April 27? The trailer for the movie is exciting to watch and offers a challenge to those of us who’ve read Poe’s works: In each murder scene, can you name the Poe story [Read More…]