Author Archives: Angela

Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley

A bellwether is one that takes the lead or initiative; one that sets trends; an  indicator or predictor of something.  In Bellewether  by Susanna Kearsley, the eldest son chooses to name his ship Bellewether because he says it will lead the other ships across the waters.  When his mother corrects his spelling, he responds that Belle

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Story Time

Join us every Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. for story time with young Reading Rockers! We bring out the quilts and gather in our used book room for 15 to 20 minutes to read a picture book together. We love gathering with the children and helping them learn to love reading as much as we

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Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

  Marie Benedict creates an unlikely yet believable love story that provides what she imagines could be the explanation for Andrew Carnegie’s transformation from ruthless industrialist to generous philanthropist.  The tale is told from the point of view of Clara Kelley, a poor farmer’s daughter who has immigrated from Ireland to America in hopes of

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