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The Napping House.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, and illustrated by husband Don Wood, is a beautiful, simplistic story of the chaos that inevitably happens to wake up a house full of napping people. We have a great “log in the hole

The Napping House.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, and illustrated by husband Don Wood, is a beautiful, simplistic story of the chaos that inevitably happens to wake up a house full of napping people. We have a great “log in the hole

100 Dresses: Bullying and Forgiveness

I have a huge problem with forgiveness. I hate forgiving people. Particularly people whom I’ve trusted in the past. I also have a problem with trusting people. And I have a huge problem with bullies. I’ve told a lot of

100 Dresses: Bullying and Forgiveness

I have a huge problem with forgiveness. I hate forgiving people. Particularly people whom I’ve trusted in the past. I also have a problem with trusting people. And I have a huge problem with bullies. I’ve told a lot of

Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

Railsea; Riding the Rails of Imagination.

Gah. Recently (think two months) I moved into a gorgeous centennial home that’s really close to where I work. As in, I can walk to work close. Which is really convenient. But even more so is the fact that I

Railsea; Riding the Rails of Imagination.

Gah. Recently (think two months) I moved into a gorgeous centennial home that’s really close to where I work. As in, I can walk to work close. Which is really convenient. But even more so is the fact that I

Arlene Sardine and the Heroes that have to Die

This has got to be one of my favorite picture books of all time. I love this book. I own this book. My only lamentation is that when I went to a Chris Rashka conference, I didn’t have this book

Arlene Sardine and the Heroes that have to Die

This has got to be one of my favorite picture books of all time. I love this book. I own this book. My only lamentation is that when I went to a Chris Rashka conference, I didn’t have this book