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He Was One of Us

He Was One of Us
Rien Poortvliet & Hans Bouma
Doubleday, 1978

I have a friend – and I hope you are blessed with one of these too – whom I will follow blindly into any book. 508 more words

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Nick Merico - Singer and Pianist, 16

If the 5.5 million views on his “Official Music Video Cover” of Bruno Mars’s “It Will Rain” or the 43,600-some Likes on his Facebook page are any indication, Nick Merico, 16, is definitely gaining some traction, but still seems to be fairly underdiscovered by the masses. 28 more words

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Taylor Henderson - Singer and Guitarist, 16 Years Old

Taylor’s is a fun story… he and his dad auditioned as a duo for the Australia’s Got Talent show. They got the red light as a duo, the judges finding their two very different voices to be non-complementary to each other; but after being asked to play individually, both got the green light to advance as solo acts. 69 more words

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The Bronze Bow

The Bronze Bow
Elizabeth George Speare
Houghton Mifflin, 1961

I don’t know how I missed The Bronze Bow when I was a young reader. I loved… 692 more words

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This Belongs on Your Bookshelf: A Blank Journal

Here’s a question: how do you read? I remember a professor in college once remarking, off the cuff, that if we weren’t reading with pencils in hand, we weren’t properly reading at all. 799 more words

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The Divine Hours

The Divine Hours
Compiled by Phyllis Tickle
Image/Doubleday, 2000-2001

One of my favorite times of day is the close of breakfast, when I open up… 643 more words

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