Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

By Gerda Saunders Based on the “field notes” kept in her journal, Memory’s Last Breath is Gerda Saunders’ astonishing window into the life of a fiercely intellectual person, living with the reality that her brain is betraying her. She reveals a life distorted by dementia, by chronicling her daily life – with accounts of shopping episodes cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car trips derailed when she loses her way, and the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

By Nina Riggs Nina Riggs, poet and great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson was just thirty-seven years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. Riggs explores motherhood, marriage, friendship, and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder

Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder

By Nicola Davies and illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies Recommended age: 4 – 6 The School Library Journal calls Bat Loves the Night “A charming and informative story about a pipistrelle bat…offers vivid descriptions of the animal’s flight, its navigational skills and the hunt for food.” A more whimsical way of putting it is that Bat Loves the Night enchants while it educates young readers about the fascinating life of bats with an Read more »
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July 10, 2017
The Monster Who Wanted it All

The Monster Who Wanted it All

By Andi Green What do you do with a monster who wants EVERYTHING? Zelly, The Monster of Envy has a very, very bad case of wanting everything, especially if it belongs to somebody else! From his clothes to his toys, he’s never content with what he has. Zelly’s demanding cry of “Mine, Mine, Mine” is really starting to bug everyone and what’s more, it’s turning him green with envy. If only Read more »
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May 13, 2017
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