It’s not yet Sunday in my part of the world (now currently in Brentwood California after gallivanting around the East Coast), but it’s still technically time to post for our usual Sunday book hunting expeditions. This time I’d be sharing a few of my book journeys and photos taken by my husband while we were in Boston two weeks back.
Walking Around Harvard Square
This book hunting expedition was a little more special than the previous ones since I have several travel buddies who explored Harvard Square with me.
I was with my family; my usual travel buddy and research collaborator, Tuting Hernandez (our featured Academic for our Fractured Fairy Tale theme); and our National Artist from the Philippines Rio Alma who came to Boston to receive his Distinguished International Scholar award. It was fun ‘getting lost’ if done with style and with such wonderful travel companions.
Our National Artist for Literature, Virgilio Almario, also known as Rio Alma. Father of Philippine Children’s Literature.
Naturally, I gravitated towards the Children’s Section and they do have a few amazing titles. Unfortunately, I have a limited budget when it comes to purchasing books this time around, thus, I just took a few photos of books that are now in my wishlist. Here are a few that caught my eye:
Lots of picture books about Boston!
Simply because I love Rumi.
A Maurice Sendak title I didn’t know about.
Special Book Find: Amelia’s Most Unforgettable Embarrassing Moments by Marissa Moss
This is my ten year old daughter’s book find as she is totally crazy about Amelia.
With daughter who is now happy to have found her reading material (which she devoured in a day’s time).
Naturally, we had to pose here. Harvard!!
Shhh. She’s trying to read.
As we continued on our trek, we discovered another bookstore in Harvard. How positively awesome!
BOOK FIND! Score!
I’ve been slowly collecting the Tillerman Cycle Series by Cynthia Voigt. As of the moment, I am only missing two books out of the seven. And here’s The Runner! Now I am only looking for Come a Stranger. Woohoo!
Happy Bibliogeeks. From Left to Right: Me, ten year old daughter Myka, Professor Tuting Hernandez, and National Artist for Literature Rio Alma. Husband graciously took the photo