One of literary great Leo Lionni’s lesser known titles, “Tillie and the Wall” is a symbolic tale that encourages readers to bridge the gap (or, rather, tunnel beneath the wall) between themselves and others. Living in a mouse community where walls are the norm, young Tillie wishes to find out what’s on the other side. Much to her surprise, she learns that what’s on the other side isn’t all that different from what she already knows – save for the wall between them.
Literary Guide for Barbara Cohen’s “Molly’s Pilgrim”
Winter was Forgetting. Spring is Remembering Spring is in the air. Yesterday every window of my home was wide open. I usually love to watch the sheers in the living room billow out with a cool breeze and gently lay back down over the windows, back and forth, over and over. It is usually such a peaceful sight…Usually. While playing on the floor with my toddler, I could hear the annual peals… Read More