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Ben and Me by Robert Lawson (1939)

“For many years I was closest friend and adviser and, if I do say it, was in great part responsible for his success and fame. Not that I wish to claim too much: I simply hope to see justice done, credit given where credit is due, and that’s to me — mostly.” 133 more words

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (1962)

As you probably know, a new film version of A Wrinkle in Time is coming to theaters March 9, 2018.  There’s still time to read the book before the movie comes out!  340 more words

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1890)

The boy who had his locker above mine in high school was named Dorian.  I’d never heard that name before, and really didn’t think anything about it.  153 more words

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The Light at Tern Rock by Julia L. Sauer (1951)

Julia L. Sauer, a librarian living in Rochester, NY,  wrote three children’s novels.  Amazingly two of them were named Newbery Honor Books.  That’s impressive!  Her first winner was… 129 more words

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Winnie-the-Pooh & The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne (1926 - 1928)

You know and love these beloved characters, but have you ever read the original stories written for Mr. Milne’s little boy, Christopher Robin?  They are so worth reading!  130 more words

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Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield (1957)

Follow My Leader is one of the first books I remember reading in grade school back in the 1960s.  It took me awhile to remember the title, but I finally found it! 273 more words

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Tales of Magic series by Edward Eager (1954 - 1962)

Here’s another father who decided to write books for his children, and then shared them with the world!  Edward Eager was a playwright turned children’s author when he couldn’t find enough good books to read to his son.  483 more words

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