Monthly Reads: March

Two weeks into March, my workplace closed to the public for a few weeks. The City of Toronto, along with several others in North America were shutting down most popular public places to get ahead of a global pandemic and #flattenthecurve. Of course, before a week had passed, things had progressed rapidly. Before several weeks

Packing for the Greek Isles

Living in a shoebox apartment, we are constantly trying to reduce our belongings. This means no bulky luggage. We avoid checked luggage like the plague. We are constantly attempting to minimize how much we travel with, especially because we don’t want to be waiting at the baggage carousel after getting off a flight. Before 2019,

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street

Author: Karina Yan GlaserReading Level: Ages 9-12 The novel follows the five Vanderbeeker children in the weeks leading up to the New Year. Their landlord has decided not to renew their lease, and they must now pack up their belongings during the holiday season, and move out of their beloved home. Well the Vanderbeekers are