Percy Jackson and Dyslexia

Well, I thought I would wait at least a month before I blogged about my ten-year-old son being dyslexic, but having just gone to see The Lightning Thief with him this weekend I feel compelled to write about it. If you haven’t seen The

Father’s Day Books!

It’s true–fathers are rare in children’s books, especially when it comes to images of them taking care of kids. And why not? Moms are still the ones most likely to be changing diapers and wiping noses, and there’s no point in nursing a sense

Our Most-Loved Children’s Books

When they first enter Liko’s playroom, new friends always remark upon how many books he has. Indeed, his playroom looks like the children’s nook in a small-town public library. But here’s the thing: Properly speaking, most of those books don’t belong to him—more than