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Days With Frog and Toad

Frog dan Toad berkawan baik. Mereka menerbangkan layangan bersama, berbagi cerita ngeri hingga merinding, merayakan ulang tahun. Tapi suatu hari Frog berkata ia sedang ingin sendiri saja. 174 more words

Sastra

In the Red Canoe, by Leslie Davidson (2016)

Picture Book
3-7
What a delight it is for me to review this book, though long overdue, I’m embarrassed to admit! Leslie Davidson is a beloved elementary teacher who lived in Grand Forks B.C., where we moved just a few weeks ago. 239 more words

Contemporary

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey, by Margriet Ruurs (2016)

Picture Book
3-10, with appeal for all ages
When Canadian picture book author Margriet Ruurs first saw Nizar Ali Badr’s artwork made of river stones, she was instantly captivated. 338 more words

Contemporary

Best. State. Ever. by Dave Barry (2016)

Nonfiction
Adult
It’s getting harder to find humour in what’s happening across the line, so I turned to an old stand-by who delivers exactly what I needed in his latest offering, subtitled A Florida Man Defends his Homeland. 275 more words

Adult

Bound feet, cotton and wheat

Chinese footbiding captures the imagination. It has mainly been talked about from the aesthetic viewpoint, though deeper forces muse have beenĀ at play for such a mutilating assault on children to become as widespread as it did and last for a millenium. 202 more words

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Friday the 13th Book Review: Warren the 13th by Tania del Rio and Will Staehle

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye by Tania del Rio and Will Staehle

Happy Friday the 13th!

I don’t usually really or review children’s books, but after getting a gander at the artwork for this book (I’m a huge… 307 more words

Reviews

100 Plants to Feed the Bees, by the Xerces Society (2016)

Nonfiction
Adult
As I live in an area known for its bountiful harvests, and I am building a vegetable garden, it’s a no-brainer that my flower garden needs to include lots of pollinator attractants. 417 more words

Nonfiction