Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow Some words and thoughts on Cory Doctorow as part of the Books for Gamers blog post series. Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist and journalist — the co-editor of Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and the author of many books,...

Titles for Gamers pt. 2

I mentioned in an early post that part of the fun of games is having that interactive experience with the medium. Sometime unexpected things happen, and sometimes you’re running a familiar campaign or playing a game you’ve played a few times and discover a new path or...

Titles for Gamers. pt. 1

All the world’s a gamer, my friend. We have tiny computers in our pockets that we do our banking on, that give us directions, and so much more. They provide entertainment and a way to connect with people far away. We’ve all seen the very young child mimmic a parent on...

Poetry

{ Teach Poetry Poetry grabs minds.Experience varies, butThe moon, a mysterious plot,The helmet of revolutionariesHack brains, pack concepts,Inject impressionsMake memories connect.Share poetry. I chose three books with themes that are similar in my mind. As much as I...

Solstice

Winter Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere  is the day the sun reaches it’s farthest southern point. (This is the day they celebrate Summer Solstice in the south.) It’s a special day because of the darkness and the short time to run outside in sunlight. All over...

When They Are Alone

Talk about a month. November is usually a month we have too much going on to keep up with everything. The children are excited for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday and know that their winter celebrations are just around the corner, and often we’re hosting a book fair....