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The Ugly Little Girl by Elizabeth Kesses - A Review

I was sent The Ugly Little Girl by Elizabeth Kesses, by someone who thought I might be able to make use of the book in school, dealing as it does with the sensitive subject of bullying. 559 more words

Books For Girls

Moomin and The Moonlight Adventure by Tove Jansson - A Review

I don’t often review picture books here at Making The Readers. My children have almost grown out of them now, and my work in schools is often with older children. 268 more words

Book Reviews

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling - A Review of Reading the Book with a Child

My reviews are nothing if not eclectic, right?

After all, everyone in the entire Western world has read the Harry Potter books by now, haven’t they? 1,211 more words

Books For Girls

What's in your mailbox?

So what have people been up to? What great purchases, gifts, or finds have you made in the book department? I know it has been a while since I shared my mailbox ~ I have purchased quite a few since the last post.  83 more words

The Peach Keeper review

Goodreads:  Walls of Water, North Carolina, where the secrets are thicker than the fog from the town’s famous waterfalls, and the stuff of superstition is just as real as you want it to be. 656 more words

Master Class 2014 Volume V

Our most recent prompt led to some really creative stories. The prompt came from The Beach Tree by Karen White. It was the 5th true line of the 5th paragraph of the 5th chapter. 695 more words

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