Monthly Archives: April 2011

Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword

Yes, I read graphic novels, too. And this is one of the best, by author Barry Deutsch. Mirka does not like bothering with marriage, or sewing, or anything she’s supposed to, for that matter. Unlike her stepmother Fruma. No, what … Continue reading

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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes

Happy Easter, everyone! In the spirit of chocolate eggs and bunnies, I have the perfect book to review today. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes, written by Du Bose Heyward, is a wonderfully illustrated book containing a story … Continue reading

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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

I don’t know how many of you are aware of this, but April is National Poetry Month. So, what better way to celebrate it than writing some poetry posts, huh? I wouldn’t be surprised if nearly any person reading this … Continue reading

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Cookie

What a great read! Cookie is the story by Jacqueline Wilson of poor little Beauty Cookson, who is perhaps the child most laughed at in school. Her name might mean pretty, but that she is definitely not. She hasn’t got … Continue reading

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Brontë Sisters, Power Up!

Well, it may sound nerdy, but I am dying for this to be made into a real toy. Because, frankly, I think this is awesome. How about you?

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Interview With Deborah Wiles

Before we start, I apologize. I would not have posted A Warning (But a Good One) if I had known how long it would be until I actually posted the interview with Deborah Wiles, author of Countdown and other great … Continue reading

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Madam C. J. Walker: Entrepreneur

Who was Madam C. J. Walker? Many of you have probably already heard something about her. She started her own line of hair products for women and was a busy millionaire by the end of her life! She also gave … Continue reading

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