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Book Spotlight: The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Book 1) by Liz Kessler

The Tail of Emily Windsnap (2003) by Liz Kessler is a middle-grade children’s novel about mermaids. Our protagonist, Emily, takes swimming lessons at her new middle school, only to discover that, when fully immersed in water, she becomes a mermaid. 278 more words

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Book Spotlight: 9 Children's Fantasy Novels

Peter Pan by James Barrie was published with three alternate endings. I got the one with the pirate fight! It’s been so many years, I hardly remember this adventure, but I know the story well through its various film adaptations! 470 more words

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Story Hour Tomorrow Morning!

Don’t miss Story Hour, every Friday morning at 9:00 a.m.!  Join Judy Rogers as she leads us in stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft.  All ages welcome!


Antonia and the Big Competition by by Elisabeth Zöller, Brigitte Kolloch

Antonia and the Big Competition is the second book in the Rosenburg Riding Stables series. Originally written in German and translated into English, the series follows a 10 year old girl gifted with horses. 366 more words

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Boy: Tales of Childhood...The Skeleton of His Works

 Name: Boy: Tales of Childhood

Author: Roald Dahl

Series: n/a

Released: January 22nd 2009

Publisher: Puffin Books

Format: Paperback

Pages: 176

Source: Borrowed

Boy: Tales of Childhood…The Skeleton Of His Works… 476 more words

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Summer reading, had me a blast...

“I carried a watermelon”

Do you have a particular genre or author(s) you favour over the summer months? I don’t entirely eschew heavier or darker reads over the summer, but I do have a tendency to enjoy comics, contemporary, old favourites, and the funny (…much like I do in the middle of our Canadian winters, actually!). 245 more words