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Inspirational Quote of the Week

Wait. What? I’m pretty sure it IS about how you look. Why else would I dress like this

or this

or this?

Why else would I wear… 190 more words

Children's Literature

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis


Illustrated by Pauline Baynes

No one can dispute that the first half of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is marvelous. 423 more words


Croopus! Limbo Lodge.

I finally finished Joan Aiken’s “Limbo Lodge” last night.  It’s a great adventure with Dido Twite at the ‘helm’.

So many ideas again, this time about respecting cultures and ways of life. 108 more words


Phoebe and Her Unicorn (A Heavenly Nostrils Chronicle) by Dana Simpson

I’m not sure how to talk sensibly or intelligently about Phoebe and Her Unicorn (A Heavenly Nostrils Chronicle). How about if I say that I want to put it in the hands of all the little girls and the little boys that I know? 309 more words


Her Contraband: Diversity and Louisa May Alcott

Yesterday (November 29th) was Louisa May Alcott’s birthday (happy 183rd!). Some years ago, I wrote an article about why slavery was absent from Alcott’s most famous book, 1,050 more words

Children's Literature

¡Mira, Look!: The Miracle of the First Poinsettia

Saludos, everyone! This week marks the beginning of our December themes. We are starting a bit early, since the staff here at Vamos a Leer… 1,073 more words

Mira Look