Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wilma Tenderfoot and the Case of the Frozen Hearts

Here it is, the 99th post on Girl Knows Books. And, of course, it’s one of my favorite types of books…you guessed it. A mystery. Wilma Tenderfoot and the Case of the Frozen Hearts, written by Emma Kennedy. Strange title, … Continue reading

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Small Persons With Wings

Yes, Small Persons with Wings. DO NOT call them fairies. They don’t take kindly to it, as Melissa Angelica Turpin finds out pretty early in life. Age five, to be exact. That’s when she had a Small Person with Wings … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Well, I know it’s been way too long since I last wrote a post, but I’m back and ready for action. Some years ago, I went through a  bit of a Robin Hood phase. I watched the Errol Flynn movie, … Continue reading

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Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Fabulous Life

Are you the kind of person that likes diary books? You know, the hand written, little doodles, kind of books? Do you like tweens books? Well, then, you will like this! Rachel Renée Russell has delivered to us a hilarious, … Continue reading

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Outrageous Women of the Renaissance

Okay, here’s a thought provoking question for you: What do you think when you think nonfiction books? Do you think dusty old tombs no one wants to read? Do you think textbooks, like in school? Or just, “Gosh, BORING.” I’ll … Continue reading

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