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The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: First Impressions

I’m partway through Diana Wynne Jones’ The Tough Guide to Fantasyland, and it’s so good I can’t wait to finish it before writing a review. 383 more words


Scott O'Dell Challenge 13 and 14

I’m now in the Reconstruction phase of the O’Dell Awards, and the next two books make a natural pair. Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule… 421 more words


Newbery Challenge: Daniel Boone

After stalling on the Newbery Challenge for quite some time (The White Stag of 1939 was an offensive read), I decided to dive back in with the 1940 winner, … 356 more words