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So Many Books, So Little Time

Before I moved back to Camden, I fretted about a number of things, the primary one being whether I’d adjust, whether there would be people I could relate to and become friends with. 749 more words


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It has been a while since the flurry of activity and events during the Around the Word in 80 days literature festival. We would love to hear about what you thought of any events you attended.   720 more words


Reading Galeano

Lindsay Weston recently wrote me
Asked if I could recommend anything to read

Instantly I thought of the trilogy
So long on my shelf

Barely perused but… 307 more words

No Time For Poetry But Exactly What Is

Stoner ~ John Williams

I’m really not very good at climbing on bandwagons, especially where books that are being hyped in the media are concerned. This is a character trait I noticed first when  1,266 more words

Book Reviews

Chatterbooks children's reading groups


Chatterbooks reading groups are where children catch up once a month to have a great time talking about books. We have some new Chatterbook groups starting up and would love to see some new faces. 115 more words

Children's Services

Several studies suggest that teachers have lower expectations of academic and social success for lower class children than they do for middle- and upper-class children (Cooper 1979; Hollingshead 1948, 0-bu 1978).

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Laura Reviews: Jo Walton's Farthing

Farthing by Jo Walton

from Goodreads:

First published in 2006, Jo Walton’s Farthing was hailed as a masterpiece, a darkly romantic thriller set in an alternate postwar England sliding into fascism.

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