According to this post, it seems I only read coming of age literary novels and hard-hitting non-fiction. But really look at it this way, I have spent a summer on an Ojibwe Indian reservation and in a small Midwest town both faced with terrible crimes, followed a Civil Rights icon on our nation’s path to equality, lived in rural Mississippi a few days before Hurricane Katrina hit and examined the day to day life of soldiers returning home with PTSD and/ or traumatic brain injury. 766 more words
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Title: Ben’s Trumpet, Rachel Isadora (1980 Caldecott Winner)
Bibliographic information: Isadora, R. (1979). Ben’s trumpet. New York: Greenwillow Books.
Short Annotation: Ben is teased for playing his imaginary trumpet but his potential was seen by the musicians and he receives his very own trumpet. 66 more words
Like so many young girls over the past 80 years or so, I was completely enamored as a child with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. 804 more words