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Early Readers

Happy New Year! In our house, we are at the stage of needing early readers. My kindergartener needs to read books to us to meet one of his school’s requirements. Thank goodness for Dr. Seuss and early readers created around favorite … Continue reading

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Twas the Night before Chanukah

Here’s my seat-of-the-pants entry to Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday Contest. Check out her blog for the other entries. She will list semi-finalists on her blog on Monday, December 26th, for readers to vote on a winner. Enjoy! Twas the Night Before … Continue reading

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Indie Kids & Anathema

So I did it again. I disappeared on y’all. I didn’t mean to, but life caught up to me. Medical issues and writing and work. You know—stuff. Anyway, I’ve decided that rather than focus this blog on writing, I’ll focus … Continue reading

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The Only One Club

In The Only One Club by Jane Naliboff, a little girl discovers she is the only Jewish child in the class, so starts a club to make herself feel special. She soon learns that everyone wants to feel special, and … Continue reading

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Elephant & Piggie

I can’t just single out one title – we love all the Elephant & Piggie (by Mo Willems) books we’ve read so far. And the most exciting thing right now, is that my 5-year-old wants to read them himself. He’s … Continue reading

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First Campaign Challenge

I’m a little late with this, but I wanted to post it anyway, just for the experience (I’m not going to officially sign up on the Linky over at Rach Writes).  The challenge was to write a 200 word (exactly, … Continue reading

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Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?

From Goodreads:  Your buffalo is growing up. He plays with friends. He shares his toys. He’s smart! But is he ready for kindergarten? (And is kindergarten ready for him?) Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? is a hilarious look at … Continue reading

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