Tomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora

This book depicts the real life experiences of Tomás Rivera, a son of migrant workers who valued education and ultimately rose to the position of chancellor at the University of California, Riverside. Tomás is the little son of migrant workers who leave their Texas home to seek employment in Iowa in Tomás and the LibraryContinue reading “Tomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora”

The Living Mountain by Amitav Ghosh

I chanced upon this book while preparing the collection for my school library. As fan of Amitav Ghosh’s work it was no surprise that I was drawn to this book. At first I was surprised at the puny size of the book unlike the author’s other works which are sizeable 350-400 pages long. Even thoughContinue reading “The Living Mountain by Amitav Ghosh”

The History of the Librarian: From Ancient Times to Modern Day

‍ Librarians are some of the most trusted professionals in the world. So much so that we even have an endearing nickname for them: book lovers. This profession has a long history, and librarians have been an important part of it since the beginning. From the first libraries to today’s digital age, librarians have beenContinue reading The History of the Librarian: From Ancient Times to Modern Day”

The Extraordinary Pause by Sara Sadik

Life as we know completely changed post pandemic. No one was prepared for the outcome of the virus attack. It took the world by surprise like a stealth thief robbing a house in the middle of the night. The world which was running at a high speed , completely slowed down due to the pandemic.Continue reading “The Extraordinary Pause by Sara Sadik”

Extraordinary Women Who Changed The World By Riddleland

Extraordinary Women Who Changed Our World by Riddleland is not your run of the mill book of biographies for children. Riddleland has made a difference in their treatment of biographies. Unlike regular biographies which after a time become monotonous and boring, this collection holds on to your attention from the first person, Catherine the great.Continue reading “Extraordinary Women Who Changed The World By Riddleland”

THE BOY WHO LOVED BOXES BY MICHAEL ALBANESE

The pandemic struck the world catching us all unaware and unprepared. Not even in the wildest of our dreams did we imagine a scenario where a disease has the whole world in its grip. This left the world in a depressing state leaving us to fend for ourselves alone. Each individual is battling a battleContinue reading “THE BOY WHO LOVED BOXES BY MICHAEL ALBANESE”

The Glass Boxes in Which We Live By Beatrice M. Sylvie

Priyanka Chopra, in one of her speeches, spoke of breaking the glass ceiling that we women come up against, in order to meet out true potential. When I saw this book I was strongly reminded of those words, and decided to pick up this book. I was not disappointed. Whenever I happened to put theContinue reading “The Glass Boxes in Which We Live By Beatrice M. Sylvie”

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is arguably one of the most versatile writers in English Literature. His works include literary masterpieces in nearly every literary genre one can think of. Among his works, his short story “The Happy Prince” (1888) occupies a special place. It is known for the signature style of writing of Oscar Wilde where heContinue reading “The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde”

Thanks Carissa for ruining my life by Dallas Woodburn

I am a big fan of Dallas after I finished reading her book The Best Week That Never Happened. The book left such an impression on me that I re-read it two times and each time I was flooded with emotions that refused to go away. When I was approached for her next work I grabbed theContinue reading “Thanks Carissa for ruining my life by Dallas Woodburn”

The Orange Dragon Bowl by Betty P Notzon

Genre: Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary fiction Rating:5/5 I wasn’t prepared for what this book had in store for me. By the look of the cover, I thought it must be some intriguing fantasy. The book cover is a mighty coverup for the avalanche of emotions this book has packed inside itself. Even thoughContinue reading “The Orange Dragon Bowl by Betty P Notzon”