Monthly Archives: August 2012

YA Book Review: Scars by Cheryl Rainfield

Scars by Cheryl Rainfield is an incredibly powerful story about self-harm, rape, abuse, and homophobia written in a completely authentic and compelling (and non-overwhelming!) way. Never did I question the author’s “teen voice” or authority to tell this story. When … Continue reading

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Toddler Favorites: Guess That Picture Book

My toddler likes to quote from some of her favorite books. Let’s see if you can guess which ones these are! Mystery Book #1: Toddler runs inside the house from outside and closes the door. She runs to hug my … Continue reading

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MG Book Review: The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy¬†by Jeanne Birdsall A sweet, funny story about four rambunctious sisters on summer vacation. The perfect read for those last days of summer vacation when you’re … Continue reading

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Read it Again, Mommy: Good Night William (a UK find)

We spent a week last month in Cornwall, and maybe someday I’ll feel like blogging about our amazing trip. But for now, I thought I’d share a strange little board book my daughter fell in love with that we found … Continue reading

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