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Ice Whale

By Jean Craighead George

Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014

A beautiful tale that spans 200 years, the life of one bowhead whale and the lives of many generations of two very different families. 494 more words

Book Review

Nature lessons then and now

Thought I’d start with a trip down memory lane. Where does the time go? Here we are on a hike in the Smoky Mountains of TN. 394 more words

Homeschool Trips

BANNED!

Nothing says “READ ME” like a hot┬ápink “BANNED” label slapped onto┬áthe cover of a book.

This particular bookshelf sits in the children’s department of my local library, the Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Branch, and is typically home to a changing collection books that fall into a particular category or theme (think “Summer!”, “New Releases” or “Chanukkah”). 555 more words

Picture Books