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Only Through the Door of the Jail

It is well known (by people who know me) that I am a big fan of Herkimer’s 1834 Jail.  When Steven noticed tours would be available this past Monday, I was delighted.  493 more words

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A Northern Light

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Genre: Historical Fiction, YA
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

This review contains no spoilers. 738 more words

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Book review: Explore Fossils!: With 25 Great Projects, by Cynthia Light Brown and Grace Brown

Brown, Cynthia Light and Grace Brown. Explore Fossils! With 25 Great Projects. (Series: Explore Your World). Illus. Bryan Stone. Nomad, 2016. $14.95. 96p. 978-1-61930-335-5. Ages 8-11. 142 more words

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newpaper illustrations of the Gillette trial

Chester Gillette (1883-1908) was the prototype of Clyde Griffiths in Dreiser’s novel An American Tragedy.

Grace Brown (1886-1906), Chester Gillette’s murder victim, was the prototype for the character Roberta Alden in the novel. 152 more words

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Book Review : A Gathering Light/ A Northern Light By Jennifer Donnelly

I was 16,  the same age as  Mathilda aka Mattie Gokey was when I first laid my hands on Jennifer Donnelly’s Carnegie Medal-winning book, A Northern Light… 568 more words

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