Basking In It: Be Who You Are Meant to Be


100 Years (Five for Fighting)

Just the Way You Are (Piano Guys)

Through Heaven’s Eyes (Brian Stokes Mitchell from Prince of Egypt)

Picture Books:

The Art Lesson by Tomie de Paola

The Clown of God by Tomie de Paola

The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics by Norton Juster

The Empty Pot by Demi

The Fussy Angel by Mary Arnold

Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton

The Little Bear Series by Elsa Holmelund Minarik (illustrated by Maurice Sendak)

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

The Miracle of St. Nicholas by Gloria Whelan

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
by Pam Munoz Ryan (illustrated by Brian Selznick)


The Donkey by G.K. Chesterton


Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Emma (1995; Gwyneth Paltrow) – Watch Trailer

I Am David by Ann Holm (a.k.a. North to Freedom)

Inside-Out (2015; Pixar) – Watch Trailer

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946; Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed)

Kung Fu Panda (2008, 2011, 2016)

McFarland USA (2015; Kevin Costner)

Monk (2002-2009; Tony Shalhoub)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936; Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur) – Watch Trailer

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939; Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur)

Regarding Henry (1991; Harrison Ford, Annette Benning) – Watch Trailer

The Avengers (2012; Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans)

The Monuments Men (2014; George Clooney, Bill Murray)

The Song of Bernadette (1943; Jennifer Jones) – Watch Trailer

The King’s Speech (2010; Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush) – Watch Trailer


Advice from the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes

The Story of Juan Pujol Garcia