Saturday, May 2, Is Independent Bookstore Day

Literature Deserves the Same Kind of Party Record Stores Get


Speaking of books, here's something from the Only in Kent Department.

Kent schoolteacher writes book to help children with a parent in prison

Mari Borrero, a bilingual kindergarten teacher at Carriage Crest Elementary School, recently wrote a book to help children who have a parent in prison.

"After encountering a situation where a student's parent was incarcerated and she didn't understand why, I shared that with my husband and I expressed the lack of books on this topic in order to help her.…

It's so sad that 17!😢 stores is thought of as "so many"! Sigh, I miss all the used bookstore we had in every neighborhood too, esp the poetry bookstore that used to be on N 45th 😭