Belonging

Orphan Train  by Christina Baker Kline The whole family moved from Ireland to New York – Fire and Niamh orphaned – on the train met with Dutchy and another baby – being adopted to sew,changed name to Dorothy, being kicked out because of economic depression – adopted by rural family to look after kids, met attempt  violation […]

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These Balloons

Paper Towns  by John Green Quentin “Q”  looked for Margo Roth Spiegelman following clues. A film adaptation was released in 2015. The novel is written in three parts. Each individual part is named for a specific metaphor : “The Strings”, “The Grass”, and “The Vessel”. These kids, they’re like tied-down helium balloons …Before the balloon even […]

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Little Cuties

Telephone by Mac Barnett This whole little book happens at the same place and is all about passing a message for Peter to come home for dinner. Just love it. Tickle My Ears  by Jorg Muhle Tap on the shoulder,change into pajamas, fluff the pillow, say Hoppity Hop, tickle ears, gently stroke the back, goodnight kiss. […]

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