Reading with Sam: https://www.youtube.com/c/ReadingWithSam I had such a great reading year and a ton of favorite books in 2021. I have divided this video into books that were new-to-me this year and books that were favorite rereads. I read some great classics, fantasy, middle grade books, and classic children’s literature that I really loved!
What was YOUR favorite book that you read in 2021? Leave me a comment!
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh, Leonard Weisgard (Illustrations) 5 out of 5 stars Sarah Noble accompanies her father to the wilderness of Connecticut to build a new cabin before they are joined by the rest of the family. A Native American tribe lives nearby on the banks of the river, and Sarah befriends the native children. Through every step of their journey and as the family settles into their new home, Sarah’s courage is tested, but she curtails her fears, and remains steadfast and resilient through it all.
Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument by David Schiller 5 out of 5 stars This incredible book has gorgeous photos and information about over 200 guitars and the amazing people who play them. It includes bios on famous guitarists like Jimi Hendrix, Willie Nelson, Joni Mitchell, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Maybelle Carter, and even Jimmy Page with his double-necked guitar.
There is a page showing the anatomy of a guitar, and details on how hundreds of beautiful guitars are made by artisans all over the world. There are stats about wood materials, sound quality, and pounds of pressure from the strings.