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PPBF Looks at The Keeping Quilt

PPBF (Perfect Picture Book Friday) looks at The Keeping Quilt.

After my Tante Helen passed away, my sister and I each inherited a quilt she made with the help of her mother. 645 more words

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Review: Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair

Hi everyone,

Today I have another book to celebrate National Library Week. But this one’s a little different because we’re not talking about what happens in the library. 271 more words

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Pink and Say: The Hand that Shook the Hand of Abraham Lincoln

Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, a fact I remembered while looking for a picture book to use with older students.

I remembered Pink and Say  254 more words


February 6 - Lace Day

About the Holiday

Lace, that delicate material that trims clothing, covers tables, ties up hair, and makes anything seem more dainty and lovely, has been used since the 1500s. 591 more words

Picture Book Review

World Read Aloud Day-Friendship Week

Have you ever had one of those special moments when the stars seem to align (maybe it’s the lining up of the 5 planets this week)?   387 more words

Creeping Around the Picture Books #5 (History Lessons)

It’s obviously been a while since I’ve written this type of post. I hadn’t visited the library in months. Actually, I was really busy this fall…busy being depressed over not having a full-time job. 1,494 more words

Book Reviews

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

A heart-warming tale by Patricia Polacco, Tucky Jo and Little Heart shows the power of caring for those in need.

Set during World War II, Johnnie Wallen enlisted in the army and was sent to the Pacific.   400 more words