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Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child, translation by Gordon Jourdain, illustrations by Jonathan Thunder

Published by The Minnesota Historical Society

Summary:  Windy Girl and her dog Itchy Boy are an inseparable pair.  They love when Uncle comes to visit and takes them ice fishing or tells them stories from his childhood.   203 more words

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Public relations dynamo or misunderstood?

I’m not sure if this book is a reflection of our political world or just funny.  Is Shark an intentional liar or maybe someone who shades the truth to reflect better on himself, no matter how absurd? 103 more words

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Teacher Review: The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright

Title: The Lion Inside| Author: Rachel Bright | Illustrator: Jim Field
Publisher: Orchard Books| Published: 2016| Pages: 32

How I got it: I bought it… 368 more words


June 23 - It's National Dairy Month

About the Holiday

Today’s holiday was established in 1937 as National Milk Month to encourage people to drink more milk to stabilize the dairy industry during a time of surplus. 931 more words

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Drawn To Actually Represent Dinosaurs. No Adult Sized Raptors Here, woo hoo!

Dinner for Dinos: Gulp, Guzzle, Chomp, Chew
By Tommy Nelson
Illustrated by Ben Whitehouse
Published by Thomas Nelson

Dinner doesn’t have to be a disaster – just ask the dinos! 487 more words


Drawn Together by Minh Le, illustrated by Dan Santat

Published by Disney-Hyperion

Summary:  When the boy’s mother drops him off at his Thai grandfather’s house, he faces an evening of missed communications.  Grandpa only speaks Thai, and watches Thai movies on TV.  145 more words

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