Reach & Read: Counting with Barefoot Critters

Counting with Barefoot Critters by Teagan White An endearing counting book with adorable animal and insect illustrations. Rhyming is utilized but not in a nauseating type of way, I really like how it leads you think about the next number. The stories are sweet, not so fantastical that a child couldn’t relate and promote positive thinking and […]

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Reach and Read: The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife By Diane Ackerman This is a review of Diane Ackerman’s non-fiction book based the personal diary of Antonina Żabińska, the Warsaw zookeeper’s wife. Destined to be a movie soon (apparently, someone beat me to this good idea), this book offers a different perspective on Nazi rule and non-Jew life during WWII. I […]

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