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The Best Man - Richard Peck

The Best Man by Richard Peck

My rating: 1 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: September 20th, 2016
Publisher: Dial Books… 406 more words

Book Review

The Best Man

Kirkus and Booklist named Best Man one of the best books of 2016. Archer Magill begins this story with a wedding that forces him to hide under the porch with his best friend, Lynette. 232 more words

Book Reviews

Tricky Tricksters

Tricksters are a great part of folktale tradition. Tricksters are clever and devious; they usually cause problems for other characters but often go unpunished. Bugs Bunny is a trickster to the core. 205 more words

Children's Books

The River Between Us

I’ve posted before about my love for the writing of Richard Peck. Most of his stories take place in the midwest, Illinois and Indiana being a common settings. 274 more words

The final five!

These are our final five books for 2016! The OPLbery Club will choose the medal winner in January.

Here’s what club member had to say about these books: 107 more words

OPLbery Club

The OPLbery Club's list of finalists

These are the five books that remain on this year’s OPLbery Club reading list. The OPLbery Club is a mock Newbery club. Members have been meeting–and reading–since April. 33 more words

How We Engage with Nonfiction Matters!

This past week I attended a Heinemann workshop with Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. I am a huge fan of their Notice and Note Signposts… 539 more words