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A few books about war for children

Quite a few books for children, published over the past 12 months,  have been stories about wartime experiences. With the centenary of WWI, we have been receiving many books to support the commemoration. 693 more words


Swooning Over Swag (or Christmas in July)

I count myself lucky to know some really terrific people. And one such person is my colleague and friend Brian Abbott. Brian is the coworker who went to the ALA (American Library Association) Midwinter Conference back in January and brought me back several ARCs. 215 more words

Children's Picture Books

Baa Ram Ewe

I completely forgot I had done this watercolor of little wooly sheep back in May. At the time I didn’t think it turned out all that well and now looking at it again, it makes me smile. 272 more words


And Tango makes a banned book

Dear “concerned parents” who challenge this book

I too, am a parent.  I too have had my children bring over books that I am not comfortable with them reading at their current ages.  1,122 more words

Random Stuff

Expat Bostonians reblogged this on Be Quiet! Mommy's Reading... and commented:

I'm crossposting this from my expat blog because the subject of book banning is worth addressing more than once.

eBook Libraries and Subscription Services

Now read EPUB ebook editions through two exciting options: Library Services and Subscription Services. Dragonfly Publishing, Inc. (DFP) ebooks are available to the following ebook library services: … 68 more words

Judy Goodspeed

Stone Age Stories

An article I wrote a while ago has just gone online on the English 4-11 website. The article reviews the books used by teachers for their caves topic with Year 2 children (ages 6-7). 58 more words


Children's Picture Books You Will Love Reading Out Loud

I love reading to my children, it’s one of the few interactions that I’m willing to engage in. I’ll tolerate puzzles and board games, get reasonably engaged with playdoh, craft, football, tennis or trampolining. 786 more words