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Children’s Book Review: Taking Cover By Nioucha Homayoonfar

TAKING COVER One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution By: Nioucha Homayoonfar Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Memoir – Middle Grade Readers This timely memoir, chronicles the author’s childhood growing up before and after the Iranian Revolution. What started as a happy, loving childhood soon turned into a…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – March 2019 Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Children’s Book Review: Wild Bios – Frida Catlo By Courtney Acampora

FRIDA CATLO By: Courtney Acampora and Maggie Fischer Illustrated by: Lindsay Dale-Scott Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book The first title in the new WILD BIOS series for toddlers featuring well-known historical figures with a bit of a twist is a great way to have fun while reading and teaching. This…
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Books that Came My Way in February 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. The basketball season ended a little sooner than we had hoped for our team. But lots of memories were made and we will…
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Children’s Book Review: I Am A Wonder Woman By Ellen Bailey

I AM A WONDER WOMAN Inspiring Activities to Try – Incredible Women to Discover By: Ellen Bailey Illustrated by: Lauren Farnsworth and Sophie Beer Published: September 18, 2018 Publisher: Portable Press Non-Fiction This book was made for middle-grade and older readers to inspire them to learn about the histories of important women that have done…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – February 2019 Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Books that Came My Way in January 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. Our daughter, Reagan, turned 14 last month. We celebrated by having a late lunch at Cheddar’s since school got out early that day…
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Book Review: Love Can Be By Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller

LOVE CAN BE A Literary Collection about Our Animals Edited by: Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller Published: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Kirkpatrick Foundation Non-Fiction/Short Stories   Thirty well-known authors have come together to share stories of their love of animals. You’ll find stories about beloved dogs and cats, but there are also stories about frogs,…
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Children’s Book Review: Have I Ever Told You? By Shani King

HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU? By: Shani King Illustrated by: Anna Horvath Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers Non-Fiction   One of the most important things you can say to your child is “I love you.” But even more than that, telling your child you support them, you encourage them, and you believe…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – Jan 2019 Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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