Mrs. Carter’s Hot Read of the Week: Hold Fast

Hold Fast by Blue Balliett is a rare book.  An appealing mystery, a book that builds empathy, a literary feast of words, beautiful writing, and important themes, with a compelling and very likable protagonist,  Hold Fast addresses serious social issues while providing … Continue reading ›

Mrs. Carter’s Hot Reads of the Week: Play Ball!

Mrs. Carter’s favorite sport is back!  In fact, many of Mrs. Carter’s favorite books and stories feature baseball.  Here are just a few: Picture Books Coming Home: The Story of Josh Gibson Home Run Hitter by Nannette Mellage He hit … Continue reading ›