Tag Archives: Books

Turning Pages

I love the time of year when one of the kids comes running from the bus, slams the door, and shouts, “Mom! Have you ever read…?” and then names a book. Most of the time I have read the book … Continue reading

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Book Troubles

  This is the week the kids have been waiting for – Spring Break Week! Whoop! They have been counting the days since Christmas. Where are we going? What are we going to do? Can we get new clothes? ARE … Continue reading

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Papers Please!

I am a reader. I love to read. I read in a variety of genres and pretty much any format. I read to learn and I read to escape. I love the feel and smell of books. I like the … Continue reading

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Are we There Yet?

       I saw a post on facebook Wednesday morning that Christmas is just nine months away! ICK! I don’t even want to think about it. Seems like we have just recovered from Christmas. January and February are blurs and March … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Wilder Good: The Elk Hunt

  Wilder Good is an adventure book for young boys and girls who love to be outdoors exploring nature. Dahlstrom’s book, The Elk Hunt,  is first in a new adventure series designed to show the beauty of inter-generational friendships as young … Continue reading

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A Clarinet, A Trombone, and Hot Cross Buns

A Clarinet, A Trombone, and Hot Cross Buns   For years, we have gone to football games just to watch the band. We have cooked and handed out millions (yes, millions!) of hot dogs at ball games for the band. … Continue reading

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Orphan Train

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Kline (Bird in Hand, 2010) explores the relationship between two women, decades apart, but both reeling from being trapped in similar circumstances. Orphan Train is narrated by the two main characters – Ninety-one-year-old Vivian … Continue reading

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