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Tween Tuesday

You May Already Be a Winner by Ann Dee Ellis

Publication Date July 11, 2017

Summary from NetGalley:

For fans of Ali Benjamin’s The Thing About Jellyfish and Katherine Applegate’s Crenshaw comes the humorous and heart aching story of one girl’s struggle to keep hope alive for her and her younger sister in Sunny Pines Trailer Park. 489 more words


Once Again

I’m once again faced with the situation of Little Man having  new friend – one who has invited him over to hang out, and to go to the zoo at some point this summer. 295 more words

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

What drew me to this novel was its allusions to fantasy and to a cultural system that I am completely ignorant about. A chance to learn about something new combined with the fantasy tropes that I love? 374 more words



Went to Vacation Bible School.  Yes, even at my age, you can learn and make new friends in an alternative way.  I was in the Middle School class.   289 more words

The Best Deceptions // Dashboard Confessional

Vibes: Graduating from American Eagle neon green polos to washed out blue Gap v-necks

School Transfer Let Down

I’m out of my funk, so second post of the day!  I had been wanting to write this one ever since I got the phone call, but I was a hermit watching Gilmore Girls and just needed time to clear my head. 477 more words

Mom Blog

“Children still long to experience the freedom of the day; I am convinced that the inclination survives, even if they aren’t given license to follow it.

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