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Vamos Let's Go Read

Picture Book Series for Bilingual Learners: Raul the Third’s VAMOS LET’S GO READ

Author-illustrator Raul the Third’s VAMOS LET’S GO READ features the winning character Little Lobo. His...
Happy Halloweenie

Halloween Bonanza (Part 2)

This weekend I’m trekking to see my grandson with a second set of book treats...
The Welcome Home

A Marvelous Book Journey

I was certain my granddaughter would appreciate the humor of a quirky couple who wanted...
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Untangling: A Bridge Chapter (Chapter 22)

In this I share a writer’s quandaries—does a chapter belong? Does it earn it’s place...
It Sounds like halloween

Halloween Bonanza (Part 1)

I think this may be the first Halloween my youngest will be an active participant....
Everything Nothing Someone

 EVERYTHING NOTHING SOMEONE by Alice Carriere

Alice Carriere’s EVERYTHING NOTHING SOMEONE tells the story of the author’s coming-of-age in the bohemian...
Omega Farm

 OMEGA FARM by Martha McPhee

Martha McPhee’s OMEGA FARM engages on so many levels among them a strong sense of...
POLLY DIAMOND

TWO MAGICAL SHORT NOVELS

All first chapter books are not the same. Yes, a young child who reads super...
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Untangling: Finding First Love (Chapter 21)

After the fight with my sister I lost myself in errands and memories of strange...
Flat Cat

FLAT CAT by Tara Lazar and Pete Oswald

I love it when I fall in love with a character. I’m head over heels...