Picture This (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) — She’s blonde, she’s pretty and she can sing, hence Ashley Tisdale is everywhere. And she’s starring in her own movie (which she actually helped produce). She plays Mandy
Long summer days give us time for contemplation as well as play. These new titles take us into summer with a smile.
For a start let’s tag along with author Carolyn Beck and illustrator Andrea Beck as they take us
(Anchor Bay) — If you and your family are tired of the perfectly cute and perfectly polished teens in today’s movies and TV shows, you will like Alice. Played by Alyson Stoner (she was the tomboy Sarah in Cheaper by
You can hear the groans from students and parents alike as every June the teachers merrily wave the students on their way to summer vacation with cries of, “Have fun! Play outside! Don’t forget your sunscreen! Read! Read! Read! You
The dynamics of family life present many opportunities for drama and turbulence. There can also be some hilarious moments as the following stories show.
Gail Banning has put her fictional family Out on a Limb (Key Po
Barenaked Ladies: Snacktime (Desperation Records) — Really, why wouldn’t these guys do a kids’ record? First of all, they’re all family men with 11 kids between the five of them. But mainly, they’re a si
If you head online and search for "kids' club," you'll end up with all kinds of hits for book clubs, environmental clubs, innovation clubs, digital photography clubs, and other clubs that sound fabulous, but suffer from one tiny
By January many new readers have consolidated their skills enough to want the challenge of reading a whole book. Many publishers have obliged with short, action- packed stories liberally sprinkled with illustrations to help comprehension.
It’s been just over a year since Jake Differ’s last release, Happy All of the Time, but this already seasoned performer seems to have matured a lot in that very short time. Part of this is certainly due to the
Stephen Beck's completely literal interpretation of the Bible outlined in his book A Father's Stew is, to a columnist who believes that women should be allowed to work out of the home if they like, completely out of whack