Monthly Archives: March 2009

Dude, my writing group should totally do this

Queens of the Castle: 10 YA Authors in Ireland – 3/18/2009 – Publishers Weekly

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney This was hilarious and silly. The subtitle (“a novel in cartoons”) was a bit deceiving because there isn’t really an overarching storyline, so the book reads more like a collection of comic … Continue reading

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I Can Haz Internet Millions?

As seen on Slate.com: An interesting article about Pet Holdings (the company behind lolcats and failblog).

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so true

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Rules by Cynthia Lord

Rules by Cynthia Lord I wasn’t sure I would like this book at first because it is an “issues” book. I thought it would be about a girl who learns to accept her brother’s disabilities, and while this is true, … Continue reading

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Madurai

Hooray for my last post about the India trip! I’m not going to blog about the horrendously long voyage home in which I coughed the entire way and ran fevers. Oh wait, I guess I just did. So after Thanjavur … Continue reading

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Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins

Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins This book is about a tomboy named Asha growing up in 1970s India. While Asha’s father is traveling to the US to find a job, Asha, her mother, and older sister go to live with … Continue reading

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Chidambaram and Thanjavur

There are only two more blog entry left about my India trip (that happened way back in January!). What in the world am I going to blog about after I’m done? I guess I’ll have to go somewhere else interesting. … Continue reading

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Women writers

This is an interesting article from Slate Magazine that asks “Are women writers undervalued because of what they write or how they read?”

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Storybook Fashion

An interesting blog post about creating fashions based on children’s books: Storybook Fashion I wish I could afford these clothes…

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