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Summer Reading Program

This is Isabella. She is six years old, and loves to read, and be read to. She likes stories about princesses, horses, and everything inbetween. Even though she has just finished Kindergarten, she was able to read the books in the K-2 selection with minimal help from mom. 

From the Inklings suggested list, she chose: 

You can't do this to a kindle!

This video, by Tenth and Fourth, is a real treat to watch. For everyone who's always wondered how books are made, take a look.

Create an Old Book

Inklings Underwater

Water inside the buidingWell, it’s been a soggy week at Inklings. Thursday [before last], we experienced a big rainstorm that was probably the worst I’ve ever driven in. The iPhone was blaring a warning of flash floods and I was eyeing the bridges I’d need to cross to get home. Made it safely and sat in the darkening living room in awe of the production in the skies. Heavy rain, incredible sunset colors, weird light. Wow!

Summer Reading at Inklings

Starting June 3rd, kids entering grades K-8 can sign up for Give Me Summer, Give Me Books!, our new summer reading program.  Participants read 6 books, 3 recommended by Inklings and 3 wild card choices.  Finishers get to attend an end-of-the-summer pizza party and can win other great prizes. Come in and pick up your reading log today!
 
Here are the recommended titles for each of the 3 grade levels:
 
K-2
A Birthday for Bear, by Bonny Becker
Critter Club: Amy and the Missing Puppy, by Callie Barkley
Dodsworth in London, by Tim Egan
The Life of Ty, by Lauren Myracle
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-Detectives Extraordinaire!, by Polly Horvath
Tumtum & Nutmeg: The Rose Cottage Adventures, by Emily Bearn
 
3-5
Better Nate Than Ever, by Tim Federle
Liar & Spy, by Rebecca Stead
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz
Three Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage
Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy, by Tui T. Sutherland
 
6-8
Endangered, by Elliot Schrefer
The Madman's Daughter, by Megan Shepherd
The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater
Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugh
Shadow on the Mountain, by Margi Preus
Sylo, by DJ MacHale
 
These are all recommended by the fine folks at the American Bookseller's Association, and we are sure that your kids will love them!
 

2013 Holiday Catalog

New Children's Section is DONE!

Come into the store and take a peek at our new expanded Children's secion. There is SO MUCH room!

We love it! Thanks to Tri Ply Construction for their cheerful, professional, craftsmanship! 




Inklings 12th Anniversary!

This week we celebrate our 12th Anniversary! Hooray!

We have SO many great things to introduce this week, including INKLINGS tshirts!

Regularly $17.99, this week they are 'Buy One, Get One 50% Off'! Women's and Men's, sizes small-xlarge. Red is the new black, ya'll.

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