LitStack Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

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A Tale for the Time Being  Ruth Ozeki Penguin Books Release Date: December 31, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-670-02663-0 It’s both easy and difficult to describe Ruth Ozeki’s contemporary novel, A Tale for the Time Being.  It’s easy to give a simple synopsis:  when a tin lunchbox containing a Japanese schoolgirl’s diary from years earlier washes up [….]

Omaha Schoolgirl Dresses as a Different Historical Figure Each Day

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From Omaha.com: This is how Stella Ehrhart, age 8, decides what to wear for school. She opens her closet. She opens her book, “100 Most Important Women of the 20th Century.” And she opens her mind. Voilà, she is Billie Holiday, in a black dress with a red tissue-paper flower tucked into her strawberry-blond hair. [….]