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The Children of Green Knowe: By Lucy M. Boston

Ok, so it’s not a picture book but I’m reviewing it anyway.

One of the many ways I imbibed literature as a child was through books on tape often listened to on long car trips, drives to school, and cranky-stuck-in-traffic trips to Friday night family dinners. 997 more words

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A few months ago I came across this blog post, turning classic children’s books into Twitter conversations.  I think it’s brilliant so I’ve given my favourite fairytale, the Grimms’ Little Red Riding Hood, the twitterspeak treatment… 310 more words

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Module 9: Scranimals

Book Summary:

In this book written in the form of lyric poetry, two children journey to Scranimal Island. Here, the creatures are part animal and part food. 521 more words

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The Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

I have always thought this is one of the best books ever. I don’t care that it is a children’s book. It speaks the truth. 538 more words

Module 9: Tricks

Book Summary:

This is the story of Eden, Seth, Whitney, Ginger, and Cody; five teenagers experiencing love and sex for the first time. Each of their lives are remarkably different, yet they share one thing in common: they all end up in really bad situations in which they must make life-changing decisions and sacrifice some of themselves. 497 more words

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August 2014 New Releases...Get Your TBR List Ready!

We are nearing the end of summer and there are many new releases in August to get excited about. I typically list the ARCs I have received first but I didn’t request many because I knew I was going to get some galleys at BEA and didn’t want to over extend my reading responsibilities. 2,205 more words

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Illustration Friday: Golden

Last Friday night, our neighbors Julie and Bruce closed off our block, set up card tables and tents, blew up a jumpy-trampoline-thing, and even hired a local band–all to celebrate (belatedly) Harrison’s sixth birthday and  his last day of treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 118 more words

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