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A Tuesday Ten: Magical Time Travel

Time travel is a popular way to incorporate an element of fantasy or science fiction into a story.  It can take many forms for the sake of a story, sending characters forward or backward to different moments in history.   1,532 more words

General Posts

On My Bookshelf: Modern Fairy Tales, Part 3

And I think it possible that by confining your child to blameless stories of child life in which nothing alarming ever happens, you would fail to banish the terrors, and would succeed in banishing all that can ennoble them or make them endurable.

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My favorite thing I read this week

Title: Little Lulu #253 comic
Main Character(s): Lulu, Dad, Mom, Annie, and Alvin
Why is it your favorite book this week? Because it was a lot of different funny stories. 10 more words

Kids Books

The Book Room- The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

Book:  The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water
Author: Gemma Merino

On The Back: Everybody knows that crocodiles love water, but this little crocodile is different- he doesn’t like it at all. 213 more words


Jane Austen Dreams! Sharing the love of Jane...

I have been a Jane Austen Fanatic since I was in my early 20′s and so now that I am in my early 30′s it has always been a dream of mine to have my daughters love Jane as much I do. 432 more words


Review: The Fish With The Deep Sea Smile

The Fish With The Deep Sea Smile is a charming picture book story written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Henry Fisher, published by Parragon Books, that we have been reading over the last few weeks at bedtime. 451 more words


Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is one of my favorite contemporary children’s authors. Flora & Ulysses won the Newbery Medal this year so I know I’m not the only one who’s smitten. 419 more words