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Lewolkien 2019 Summary
News / April 18, 2019

Read on for all that was of the flaming comet streaking through our literary skies known as Lewolkien 2019.

Six Great Reads for your 6th Grader
Article, News / February 22, 2019

Six great reads for your 6th grader is my second attempt at the all-elusive list-making.  I do not mean to say these are the greatest books of all time, just that they are standouts and might give you some ideas.  Parents are entrusted with the great task of putting good words into the hands of their budding adults; I for one have found it difficult to find safe booklists I can trust.  How do you decide what to allow your child to re...

Five Great Reads for your 5th Grader
Article, News / January 30, 2019

Five great reads for your 5th grader!  This is a short stab at trying to pass on the all-elusive skill of list-making from one Father/Educator to the next.  Every parent has a 5th grader at some point, and all the ones that I know are expecting their children to read something.  How will you decide what to allow your child to read?  Do you simply sit in the car and let them run in to the local bookstore? Do you trust Amazon’s t...

Weekend at Rugby
News / January 21, 2019

The Literary Club Society held their January meeting in historic Rugby last week. Six members spent the night in Percy Cottage, a historic reconstruction completed in 1977. Friday and Saturday were devoted to exploring the quaint grounds and touring several structures. The highlight was a visit to the Thomas Hughes Library which opened in 1882. It’s unique collection of some 7000 volumes is still almost completely intact dating from ...