Author Spotlight Featuring Scott Ziemer

Hidden Shelf Jun 28, 2020 14 min read Basic info: Full Name:  Scott Ziemer Printed works: Jiemba & Friends Current Projects: Jiemba II, III,  Background, Growing up, and a little bit about yourself: Where did you grow up? Lakewood, (Southern) California Describe...

Summer Reading List For Kids

Hidden Shelf June 3, 2020 Summer 2020 Reading List: Children’s Books 15 min read Summer 2020 Reading List: Children’s Books From picture books to middle-grade chapter books, roughly ages 2-8   We’ve been reading a lot of the same books over and over these last...

Artist Spotlight – Mariah Ziemer

Hidden Shelf Jun 1, 2020 13 min read Basic info: Full Name: Mariah Ziemer Printed works: Jiemba and Friends, written by Scott Ziemer, illustrated by Mariah Ziemer Current Projects: Loose Chronicles, Bob Gaines Background, Growing up, and a little bit about yourself:...

Pandemic Comfort Reading: Our Top Picks

Hidden Shelf May 8, 2020 15 min read Before we began our social isolation I had checked out several books from the library. Every spring I try to focus on reading Irish authors and books that are based in Ireland as part of my tribute to St. Patrick. This year I was...

Boomerangs

Hidden Shelf May 4, 2020 7 min read Boomerangs After reading Jiemba & Friends, I started thinking about boomerangs. I remember my cousin having one when I was a kid. I’m not sure any of us had much success getting it to fly back. Regardless, I always thought they...