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Book Review: The Castle in the Attic

The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop From Miss Sheri at Plymouth and Crestview Can you imagine saying good-bye to a friend who is moving that you have known your whole life?  Would it be easier if that friend … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Laura Ingalls Wilder!

We celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder‘s birthday today! Born on February 7, 1867, in Pepin, Wisconsin, Mrs. Wilder is well-known for penning the Little House series, which describes her life growing up on the American prairie. Even though Mrs. Wilder wrote … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Avi!

Today is Avi’s birthday! Avi, also known by his given name Edward Irving Wortis, was born in New York, New York. Did you know he has a twin sister named Emily? She was the one who gave him his well-known … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Borrowers

The Borrowers by Mary Norton From Miss Abby at Madison Have you ever wondered where all those little lost things go to in a house? All the safety pins and needles and string and little boxes and thread and a … Continue reading

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Election Day is (Finally) Here!

Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day.  (As if you haven’t already received dozens of advertisements in the mail and countless phone calls!)  One good thing about a Presidential Election year is that there are many opportunities to talk to your … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, R. L. Stine!

Today is R. L. Stine’s birthday! Mr. Stine was born on October 8, 1943, in Columbus, Ohio! Best known for his Goosebumps series, Mr. Stine started writing when he was nine years old and has published over 300 books! Mr. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl!

This week would have been Roald Dahl’s 96th birthday! Born in Llandaff, Wales, on September 13, 1916, Mr. Dahl is known for his many books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG. Called one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, E.B. White!

Join us as we celebrate E.B. White‘s birthday today!  The author of the classic children’s books Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte’s Web (1952), and The Trumpet of the Swan (1973) was born on July 11, 1899 and died October 1, 1985.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horrible Harry

Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline From Miss Sarah at Bellville Horrible Harry is a popular series by Suzy Kline about a boy named Harry and all his crazy adventures at school.  All of the books are written from the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Turns 15!

How time flies! This week marks 15 years since the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in the United Kingdom! Of course, we know it as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, which was … Continue reading

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