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Duke

Duke by Kirby Larson was the winner of the 2015-2016 South Carolina Children’s Book Award.

It’s 1944, and Hobie Hanson is doing what he can for the war effort at home. 333 more words

Chapter Books

"I wanna be like you": Animal geography and 'The Jungle Book' (2016)

Kate Whiston, University of Nottingham

Last month saw the release of Disney’s live action re-make of the well-loved classic, The Jungle Book.  Directed by Jon Favreau, the much-anticipated film has enjoyed tremendous early success in both the UK and America, topping the box office charts and breaking ticket-sales records. 987 more words

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Gaby, Lost and Found

Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes was a nominee for the 2015-16 South Carolina Children’s Book Award.

The past few months have not been easy for Gaby Ramirez Howard. 340 more words

Chapter Books

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume

The narrator of this book is a loner, an outsider, and always has been. He lives in the house he shared with his now-deceased father, with whom he had never had much connection. 210 more words

Carol

Back to the books

After 31 days blogging for the Slice of Life Challenge with the Two Writing Teachers, I am back to writing about books. And I have an excellent one for you today. 296 more words

Animals

Penguin Swims 5,000 Miles Every Year for Reunion With the Man who Saved his Life

Today’s most heartwarming story is brought to you from a beach in Brazil. It’s the story of a South American Magellanic penguin who swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. 108 more words

News & Articles

Whatever takes your fancy: pigeon shows as geographical inquiry

Kate Whiston, University of Nottingham

The British Homing World Show of the Year; not heard of it? I’ll forgive you. This little-known affair is, for pigeon fanciers across the country, … 977 more words

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