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Finding an Old Favorite

While attending a writer’s retreat on the North Shore of Lake Superior, we chose to spend a little time browsing in Drury Lane Bookshop. It is in a small house overlooking Lake Superior and the harbor at Grand Marais. 427 more words


The Victor Comic

Learning to Read #1

A recurring theme in education and schools studies is that many boys appear to lose their love of reading at around the age of 7, and from this point onwards, their attainment in reading and in English falls behind that of similarly aged girls. 760 more words

Alf Tupper

Living Below Ground - Laura Ingalls Wilder Style

Since this blog is supposed to be primarily about basement living, I thought I could look at different ways of living below ground is found in literature and art. 194 more words

Art & Design

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. 468 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

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