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I Have Nerves of Steel Wool

  • Do you have nerves of steel?  Me too!  Although lately mine have become more like steel wool.  But I have a few days off, I plan on sleeping a lot. 
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Machine Wars by Michael Pryor

Machine Wars by Michael Pryor. Pub. Random House, 2014.

An excellent easy to read futuristic fantasy for intermediate and junior high school students from a writer that I have just caught up with. 246 more words

Senior Fiction

The Town Line

Dress rehearsals are over and now it’s time to put The Town on the map!

Introduce yourself to the eccentrically odd, sometimes creepy, misfit residents who reside within The Town Line…


Roahd Dahl

Roahd Dahl – Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

As our school has been immersed in Willy Wonka, I couldn’t help but think of how Roald Dahl incorporates poetry into all most all of his works. 46 more words

Humorous Stories

who's that crazy driver?! two wheely funny stories

Moo! by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
published in 2013 by Walker Books for Young Readers

Take one contented cow. Show her a snazzy red sports car.  181 more words


Tale of a Tail by Margaret Mahy Illus Tony Ross.

Tale of a Tail by Margaret Mahy Illus Tony Ross. Pub. Orion Children’s Books, 2014.

I hoped there was another Margaret Mahy  lurking around somewhere, this is it and it is a beauty. 263 more words

Intermediate Fiction

Fortunately, the Milk

I love Neil Gaiman, and reading Fortunately, the Milk has only increased my adoration. This book, which features illustrations by Skottie Young, is a journey through the ridiculous. 426 more words