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Granny Torrelli Makes Soup

Posted by friendsofthenewarkfreelibrary on November 5, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

by Sharon Creech

Reviewed by: Molly Shay, aged 10

The world would not be right if Sharon Creech hadn’t written Granny Torrelli Makes Soup. In this book, Rosie tells her Granny Torrelli problems with her blind friend Bailey as they make soup and pasta. I love how Granny Torrelli tells stories of what had happened to her with her friend Pedro to help Rosie deal with what is happening. Granny Torrelli always has something to tell Rosie that helps both ...

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Seinfeldia-How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything reviewed by Roy H. Lopata

Posted by friendsofthenewarkfreelibrary on February 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

SEINFELDIA -How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

By Jennifer Keishin Armstrong (Simon & Schuster; 307 pp.)

Reviewed by Roy H. Lopata

“Yada, Yada, Yada;” “No soup for you;” and “Not that there is anything wrong with that.” Yes, these are lines from perhaps one of the most remarkable television situation comedies of all time – Seinfeld. But you knew that already, didn’t you? And that to a significant extent is the ...

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