Read On!

Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for May, 2012

Thank You Maurice Sendak


Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)             Thank you for your Wild Things.          

Passing the Music Down


A picture book that we recently added to our school library collection is Passing the Music Down by Sarah Sullivan, illustrated by Barry Root (Candlewick Press, 2010). I read the story and admired the watercolor and gouache illustrations. It is a gentle tale of a young boy who travels with his parents to Appalachia to […]

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