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The memory of a life scholastic - Jean Marzollo

The writer of more than 150 books for children has died. Jean Marzollo wrote books for the Scholastic Publishing brand of education and media that has thrived through my childhood and for a long run before and after. 308 more words


Gateway to the Moon by Mary Morris (4-½ Stars)

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for an advance copy of this book in return for an honest review.

This book is really that good! 340 more words


Clef: (n) a sign placed at the beginning of a musical staff to determine the pitch of the notes.

Back in the day when Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, if a young man wanted to be a seafaring fellow, he had to sign up on one of the boats and stay on it throughout its journey, so at the end of the process, if he survived all the perils and diseases, he could be… 325 more words

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Showdown: Nickel Man vs. the Ballerina

It wasn’t a fair fight, that Halloween night. He was a towering fifty-something; she was five, standing below him in her tutu. He offered nickels, not candy, for correct answers to three questions: 115 more words


Fraternity of Knights

It is not difficult to find symbols of fraternities within a cemetery, and most of these fraternities required from their members a belief in a higher power. 203 more words


Cuthand: Christopher Columbus was no hero

This month we went south to the Dominican Republic for some sun and R&R. I couldn’t help but research the history of the country and the role it played in the Spanish conquest of the new world. 699 more words


Before Abraham Was


“Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.” The Jews said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon!  622 more words

The Life Of Jesus