As a kid, I loved going to the public library after school, our town's library was just a few blocks down from my grade school. I can still remember walking through those big wooden doors, pausing only long enough to take in the scent of what must have been millions of worn pages, and immediately feeling at peace.
Personally, getting lost in a book was my escape from the stresses of being a kid. Today, I believe that reading helps us (kids and adults, alike) to understand a little more about the realities of the world we live in, which perhaps can help to improve our minds, as well.
It's sort of the same feeling I get when reading some of my favorite blogs.
It is my honor and privilege to introduce you to author T.A. Barron, a writer of books for young people (ages 6 through 16) and father to 5 kids...enough said. I am also thrilled to be able to share a wonderful assortment of his books with one of our online friends, just in time for the holidaze.