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Flashback Fridays: Inside my bones, inside my meat, inside my heart, inside my FEET! . . .

You’re a youth who lives with his parents in a house near the edge of a dark forest.  You’re nearest neighbor is miles away, so when there’s  a knock on the door in the middle of the night, it’s not likely to be a good thing.   829 more words

General Posts

Study helps predict which kindergartners will have reading difficulties

For years teachers have seen students who were promising readers in the primary grades begin to experience challenges in third and fourth grades as reading materials became more difficult. 436 more words

Children's Literature

Nan McAdam’s Saving Mim: Charlie Kadabra Last of the Magicians

I received this book courtesy of Ms. McAdam for the purpose of a fair and honest review.

Overview: Charlie Kadabra seems like just the average geeky kid in school. 275 more words

Book Apprasials

On Little Red Riding Hood

I am currently a bit of an expert on Little Red Riding Hood — self-described — having just done a bunch of reading from the world’s experts, and making my way through Jack Zipes’ anthology of all the most famous versions throughout history. 161 more words


Introducing Library Assistant Rebecca Morris

Today I’m interviewing Rebecca Morris, a fellow Hull University English graduate and currently working as a library assistant near Cambridge while studying for a Masters degree. 2,204 more words


Teaching our Kids about Women who Kick Ass: *Rad American Women A - Z*

Every once in a while a children’s book comes out that gives me the urge to run to my nearest bookstore and buy a dozen copies, so that I can hand one to every child in my life. 1,607 more words