And the 2009 Newbery Award Winner is …..

Okay, I told myself I would finish reading more of the Newbery Award contenders before making any comments and predictions. And then I told myself that I would finish reading Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson, before making any comments about it.
But I can’t help it. I’ve got to tell you what a [...]

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How Much I Love Children’s Books, Why I Burned the Pilaf, and What I Did to Save Dinner

A quick story to illustrate how much I love kids’ books, why I burned the pilaf, and what I did to save dinner.
Yesterday, I was browsing around, again looking at reviews of Newbery Award winners. Snow was falling outside and my husband and son were out purchasing a new snowblower to replace our fatally-wounded [...]

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