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Strong Female Characters: Sophie Hatter

For those of you that don’t know, Sophie Hatter is the main character of Diana Wynne Jones’ 1986 novel, Howl’s Moving Castle. The plot follows the adventures of Sophie, a young woman who gets cursed with premature old age and runs off to live with a fearsome wizard – who actually turns out to be a terrible whiner. 2,097 more words

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A Trio Of Book Reviews

I’d read these concurrently, so I thought I’d review the two concurrently, and tell you why I couldn’t get through the one.

Book Review: Miss Kwa Kwa… 1,225 more words
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The Wonder of Wonderful Books: by Katya Scewczuk

Books, books, books. Ever since I was a young girl books have been a huge part of my life. I didn’t have many friends when I was young, so the characters in books became my friends and took me on all kinds of adventures. 1,248 more words

Home Schooling Ideas

Review of Witch Week - Book 3 of The Worlds of Crestomanci series by Diana Wynne Jones

After reading Mars Evacuees, Frankie asked for ‘another of your awesome books, Granny,’ so I had to oblige with something special after a request like that. 491 more words

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The course has ended but the reading continues

So keep posting to this site. I want to hear about the new books you discover, and I bet others do as well. Tell us what your students are reading. 730 more words

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From my other blog. No surprises here, but lists are always fun, aren't they?

The course has ended but the reading continues

So keep posting to this site. I want to hear about the new books you discover, and I bet others do as well. Tell us what your students are reading. 730 more words

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Open the Door: Top 5 Novels Featuring Portals

Humour me for a moment. Imagine walking up to a door. It looks perfectly normal. You’ve passed it a thousand times and never thought twice about it. 999 more words

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