When Alice Ozma (named after "Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from Frank Baum) was in fourth grade, she and her school librarian dad, Jim Brozina, decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 nights. During the first year her sister lef...read more
Abandoned as a child, Madeline Stone is summoned back to her birth town in Michigan to care for an aging family friend. As she is drawn into the lives of the oddball characters, she experiences what it's like to live in a place where times are tough ...read more
Set in eighteenth century France, The Philospher's Kiss is a well-researched study of the origins of the Encyclopedia and the life and loves of one of its creators, Diderot.
This fascintating story takes you back in time to witness firsthand the cla...read more