Book Review: The Story of Ferdinand

| January 23, 2012

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf If you are looking for a book that demonstrates the value of following ones own bliss, even if it means being different, this is the book for you and your child. It encourages nonviolence in a culture where violence is a sport. The Story of Ferdinand supports my [...]

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

| January 9, 2012

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho My whole family enjoyed this book. It’s filled with adventure, philosophy and thought provoking life questions that interest the child and parent. What is a “personal legend”? How does the world conspire to fulfill our desires? We follow a boy on his journey to answer these questions, find love, treasure, [...]