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Poetry Friday - I Got the Rhythm

As a children’s librarian, I’m lucky enough to be surrounded by poetry every day, even when it’s not labelled as such. Many of my favourite picture books are essentially illustrated poems, with their rhythmic, rhyming texts. 246 more words

Poetry Friday: The Soldier - Rupert Brooke

There was a series on Belgian television called ‘Ten Oorlog’ or roughly translated ‘To War’. In the first season they walked along the front line of the First World War. 400 more words


Poetry Friday: "Handsome Jack"

What happens when you are sifting through computer files of photos from last fall, and stumble on one that makes you think, “Hey, this deserves a poem!” 293 more words


[book review + giveaway] Somos como las nubes/We Are Like the Clouds by Jorge Argueta and Alfonso Ruano

“Like the clouds, like dreams, our children come and go. Nothing and no one can stop them.” ~ Jorge Argueta

Immigration is certainly one of the most contentious issues and complex humanitarian challenges facing our country today. 1,289 more words

Poetry Friday

A Great Nephew and a Great Aunt, Guests-Susan Kralovansky and granddaughter, Layla

Hello, Great Readers of our series! Just In case you haven’t visited before, let me tell you a little about A Great Nephew and A Great Aunt… 315 more words


Poetry Friday: An Autumn Septercep

Thank you Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting Poetry Friday.

Last week, I wrote a septercet in response to a challenge by Michelle at Today’s Little Ditty. 87 more words


Poetry Friday: Poetry Camp and Cynthia Grady

Thank you Catherine at Reading to the Core for hosting Poetry Friday.

One week (or six sleeps as I tell my kinders) until I go to… 295 more words