Immigrant Stories Challenge 2012

Water Journey and Finding Home: When Jessie Came Across the Sea

I first learned about this lovely book through Joanna Marple from Miss Marple’s Musings when she featured it for Perfect Picture Book Friday. I was pretty fortunate to have chanced upon this book during my book hunting expedition in Las Vegas, that was truly a lucky find. Journeys through Water in Search of Home. One […]

October Round Up!

I always think of time as some trickster, jumping out of nowhere and making you realize a month has gone past. It’s once again our time to  round-up what we’ve done this October. Amazing, how in two months’ time we shall be welcoming 2013. Book Hunting Expedition Book Hunting Expedition is our excuse to splurge […]

A July Round Up: Blogiversary, Photo Journal, Reading Challenges, July Winner for AWB Reading Challenge and Much Much More

This is actually one of our dreaded tasks as we make an attempt to synthesize everything that we have done so far during the month. It’s tedious work, yes, but ultimately gratifying to see how far we have come, I think. First of all, we missed celebrating our 2nd Blogiversary this July! We have been […]

Nonfiction Monday: Tomas and the Library Lady

I meant to share this book during our previous bimonthly theme on the Immigrant Experience. Upon further reflection though, I figured that it would fit way better in our current theme as we give love to our Library Loot and our Dusty Bookshelves. Nonfiction Monday is hosted this week by Perogies and Gyoza. Meet the […]

The Foreigner in Armin Greder’s “The Island”

Similar to the book I reviewed yesterday for our Festival of Asian Literature and the Immigrant Experience theme, The Rabbits, this book by Armin Greder is also recommended to me by Librarian Extraordinaire Benjamin Farr from Tanglin Trust School. And what an awesome recommendation it turned out to be. Like The Rabbits, this picture book is a […]