The Record Publishing Co. weekly newspapers will have a listing of several books written by local authors this coming week. See your paper — in print or online — for summer reading ideas. Look in the right sidebar for the page with links to all of the Record Publishing Co. weekly newspapers.
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman. 2009 Newbery Medal winner. I had started this book Saturday morning, with the intent on reading a couple chapters before going on errands and to an afternoon committment. Big mistake. Next thing I know, I’m done with the book, and I am racing out the door to that appointment [...]
The Akron Art Museum just announced that it will be starting a new book club. Black and White, a novel by Dani Shapiro, will be the focus of the museum’s first book club meeting this spring. The new club, led by associate educator Alison Caplan and librarian Ellie Ward and inspired by the museum’s [...]
This was my third time attending the Virginia Hamilton conference at Kent State University. This was the 25th anniversary for this event, which highlights multicultural literature for children and young adults. There are many reasons I love attending — one, it’s a reunion of sorts for me. Also, I always come back with a lot [...]
Two authors with local roots, a Stow-Munroe Falls High School graduate and a Cuyahoga Falls resident, recently announced that their work is now in print. Jim West of Cuyahoga Falls recently published “The First Battle of the New Civil War: Revenge of the Ghost Wolf” through PublishAmerica. According to information sent by the publishing company, [...]
Children and their families can take advantage of the Akron Art Museum’s Family Drop-In Day April 11, where the activities will revolve around the book “Who’s In Rabbit’s House.” Activities start at noon, and will include the opportunity to make a mask based on the masks in the story, then re-enact the story later. For [...]