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Tubby and the Lantern by Al Perkins

This was my first book and the most overwhelming and terrifying story that I have ever read. There is no book that has yet surpassed this one for terror and bravery. 469 more words

Recipe for Storytime Success

My Storytime for Big Kids is the high point of my week, which is otherwise occupied with budgets and HR and planning and communicating with board and staff and the public. 827 more words

Reading Like It's 1964

How lucky I was to grow up pre-Internet, to be shoved into literacy by the absence of shiny electronic objects. I was a reader from the get-go. 219 more words

Ann Anderson's Blog

Some books that changed the way I think, or at least the things I think about

I haven’t updated this blog in a while (why do so many of my blog posts begin this way?) but while I’ve been in Texas for the holidays I’ve been tasked with the cleanout of my childhood bedroom. 1,894 more words

Books Read

The ghost who walks

Remember Phantom, anyone? The great daddy of all superheros? If you’ve grown up in the India of the 80s you certainly would have encountered him in the pages of The Illustrated Weekly or the daily newspaper. 524 more words

Famous Characters From Books

ADVENT CALENDAR '15: Rereading 'The Three Investigators'

Then: In case it has slipped anyone’s notice, I used to quite like detective books. Specifically child-detective books. I’ve covered the rest of the stalwarts, but last on the list for this re-read blog was The Three Investigators. 1,156 more words


BooKs on MondaY: Drs. Anne Cunningham and Jamie Zubilsky on their new book BOOK SMART!

By Leslie Lindsay 

I am in absolute awe of this amazing book on reading with your children, aptly titled, BOOK SMART: How to Develop and Support Successful, Motivated Readers. 2,117 more words

Leslie Lindsay