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Ada’s Violin

If there’s something I love, it’s a story that focuses on characters who overcome their circumstances. Even better? When it’s based on true to life events as in this week’s read based off of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by … Continue reading

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A is for Audra

Bringing light to the glowing ladies of the stage, this week’s read by John Robert Allman and Peter Emmerich. Summary: What easier way to learn about the glittering stars of Broadway’s fascinating history than with an ABC primer for children? … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Just as a quick aside from our 25 Reads of Xmas series, today I’m posting a list of all the books we read from last holiday season. These Christmas picks are perfect for younger readers who aren’t ready to challenge … Continue reading

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Willy’s Stories

Every week I walk through these doors and something incredible happens. I go on amazing adventures.  Come with me and I’ll show you… With colorful images and a fun, quizzical way of telling the story – or stories, one might … Continue reading

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Mama Seeton’s Whistle

I recently found this book at the library. SO cute and such a well illustrated, good read. One day as Mama Seeton came out to call her young son, Skippy, she couldn’t find him. Though she looked everywhere, he wasn’t to be … Continue reading

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A Fairy’s Friend

There are fairies in the sky, All around you, fairies fly. Flit and flutter, tumble, twirl, When the wind blows, fairies swirl…   So begins this entrancing children’s book by fabulous author Sue Fliess and illustrator Claire Keane. If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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