Book-loving families in Central Michigan will have the chance to step into a good story and enjoy an interactive experience in Isabella County.
Chippewa River District Library is launching a StoryWalk location at Isabella Township Park (Locust Street, Rosebush).
Families can walk the trail and travel around the park to view each page and take part in activities. The path is both easily visible and walkable for young readers.
There is some great new Christian Fiction about to hit the shelves at VML ... they should be ready by the end of the week. Place your hold(s) now so you can read these great titles!
Hayley Mills will forever be remembered as Pollyanna, and as twin sisters Sharon McKendrick and Susan Evers in the 1961 Disney classic "The Parent Trap", but those successes were actually very early in her career which continued on for many more years. In this memoir Mills looks back at her life growing up in an acting family, her relationship with Walt Disney and the various roles she played and productions she was a part of.
The Christy Awards are given each year to Christian fiction novels to honor "novels of excellence, imagination, and creativity." The award has been given since 1999, and is named for Catherine Marshall’s novel, "Christy". This year's finalists were announced on October 28 during the Christy Award Online Gala.
If you enjoy listening to podcasts and you enjoy reading Christian Historical Fiction, you should head on over to the Christian Historical Fiction Talk podcast, hosted by author Liz Tolsma. This weekly podcast covers everything from Biblical fiction to Christian historical fiction that takes place up through the Vietnam War era. Tolsma keeps listeners up-to-date on what's soon to hit shelves, hosts authors and discusses other topics of interest to Christian historical fiction readers. I have been enjoying listening to this podcast, which is a
The Carol Awards have been given each year since 2002 to recognize the best Christian fiction published in the previous calendar year. The award is given by the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) group, which according to their webpage, is "a professional organization devoted to the craft of Christian Fiction." The award is named for renowned fiction advocate and editor Carol Johnson, and is given in 11 categories, which are: