Katie’s Bookshelf: The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson is a book written for parents or anyone who may be around a child from the age of birth to 12.  Dr. Daniel Siegel is known in the psychology field by his research of the brain; integrating the different parts and using tools to developContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson”

Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell takes a look at highly successful individuals or groups of people and explains the life events and circumstances that helped them achieve greatness.  Gladwell showcases Canadian hockey players, Jewish attorneys, The Beatles, and Bill Gates to name a few.  The book discusses a setContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell”

Katie’s Bookshelf – Room by Emma Donogue

I just finished reading “Room” by Emma Donogue. As a warning, this book is not easy to read because of the subject matter. It is narrated by 5 year old, Jack, who has been held in captivity his entire life. Jack lives with “Ma” who was kidnapped when she was 19 years old. Jack describesContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf – Room by Emma Donogue”