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To Be or not to Be

Posted Sep 28 2017 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Should we always follow the path seemingly meant for us? I’m not sure I ever had a path meant for me, but I doubt that I followed it. In any event, the characters in these stories took different paths. Hope you enjoy them.   Ice Boy David Ezra Stein Illustrated by David Ezra Stein What […]

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I’m Back!

Posted Mar 30 2017 in , , , , , ,

Have you ever had to move to a new neighborhood, or change schools, or be set in any kind of new environment?  I don’t know about you, but I find it scary and stressful. How do you deal with changes? I get a bit on the manic side and hide in bluster.  So, I picked […]

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Remembering Past Books

Posted Nov 10 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

These books have a bit of age on them, but you can probably find them in your library. Though the first two have some flaws in them, they’re still worth reading and the characters are endearing. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Allie has her flaws as we all do, but she’s a likeable kid. Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: […]

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Silliness, Sweetness, Magic and Math

Posted Sep 22 2016 in , , , , , , , ,

I felt like talking about silliness, sweetness—in more ways than one—and magic. So I’ve included three diverse books, all of them with a lighthearted twist. They all subtly teach the reader something. Hope you enjoy them. The first one is the most didactic, but still is a good adventure story, and if it encourages the […]

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