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Last spring Deadly Thyme won first place in Young Adult with Texas Association of Authors. Today, I just found out Deadly Thyme won first place in psychological suspense with the CLUE Awards.  286 more words

Good Books

Critics Corner: Gated

Lyla and her family have the perfect life in the Community. Pioneer has helped them escape from all the evil people and bad influences of the outside society, and he has revealed the truth about the end of the world to them. 183 more words

Young Adult

Summer Reading, Part 1

I have not taken the time to blog or even briefly review any of the books I have read this summer. Folks have been lucky if I have even mentioned, “hey, that’s a great book,” or “meh, don’t read it.” So, here goes, in one mass blog, for my reading thus far. 1,598 more words



Last week while my brain was a blank page, I read Kwame Alexander’s book, The Crossover. The title refers to a basketball maneuver used by one of the main characters. 122 more words


Library Lessons: Mar 9-13

Kindergarten: Week 2 in our Geisel Award unit.  Find the PowerPoint / Assessment here: K-geiselaward-2 138 more words

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