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Willie and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure, by Dan Gutman

Know any kids who are reluctant readers and who are also baseball fans? Look no further than the Baseball Card Adventure Series by Dan Gutman. I just read  530 more words

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Dr. Nicholas is Ridiculous (My Weirder School #8) by Dan Gutman

I actually read the first chapter or so of about 5 of these (well, a few were from the original series “My Weird School,” but they seemed to read just the same?) before choosing to read this one all the way through.   294 more words

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Summer Reading - Fiction

Yesterday I posted this summer’s non-fiction reads. Today, the fiction. Three just for me and two I shared with Tween, since reading aloud with my kiddo remains one of my all-time favorite activities. 516 more words

Seven (Groups of) Questions for JK Rowling

I’ve been on a binge of watching any and all interviews with author JK – Jo – Rowling on YouTube. Why? Hard to say. Of all the writing projects I have in the works* it is the children’s story that engages my interest most at this time. 589 more words


Shakespeare Is Everywhere: The Bard vs The Beach

This comes from a book Little Fickle has been reading: Mr. Sunny Is Funny!, by Dan Gutman. Note how Shakespeare is defined as the antithesis of everything fun about summer vacation: 168 more words


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Sewing Basics: All You Need to Know About Machine and Hand Sewing by Sandra Bardwell

Not so fast, said the craft gods when I bought my first sewing machine thinking I’d have a designer knockoff finished in less than a month. 644 more words

What We're Reading This Week

Willie & Me by Dan Gutman (2015)

Willie & Me
by Dan Gutman
HarperCollins, 2015
176 pages

Most baseball fans are familiar with “the shot heard ’round the world.” Bobby Thomson… 294 more words