Guest Review: “Book Scavenger”

In less than a week the second book in the "Book Scavenger" series, "The Unbreakable Code," will be released. In honor of the occasion I'm turning the blog over today to my 12-year-old son/guest blogger. He is a kid who was practically born with a book in his hand, who, as I've mentioned before, exchanges …

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Picture Book Weekends: Sit-In

It's Black History Month and I am fortunate that our local library is full of engaged, enthusiastic librarians who curate amazing collections. I wish I had taken a picture of their Black History Month display. I think my favorite part was the biography of Beyonce that was next to the biography of Maya Angelou. That …

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Picture Book Weekends: Star Stuff

This computer is out to get me. Seriously. I was without it for FIVE days because that's how long it now takes to put a battery into a Mac laptop. I won't rant about that topic anymore, but really? REALLY?  Anyway, I finally got my baby back last week. Last night I was about to …

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Throw Back Thursday: Cherry Ames

I'm kind of a sucker for throw back Thursday. I love looking at old photos, funny memories, sweet moments. In deciding my Thursday theme, I thought this would be a good chance to look back at some older books. Some will be classics. Some, like today's, will be decidedly not classics. Some will just evoke …

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Take Action Tuesday: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

One of the things I love about books is the worlds they can introduce you to. I am someone who swan dives fully into a book, swimming through its pages, coming up for air only when I necessary. I am fortunate that my son is the same way and I have to say that it …

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My Day, Monday: Eighty Days

My Day, Monday is my chance to let you know what I'm reading, writing, thinking about or...pretty much whatever is in my brain. I'm just getting started on "Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World" by Matthew Goodman. This adult, non-fiction offering looking back at a breathtaking around the world …

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