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This month’s books for my master’s program at VCFA.  Some great reads (and rereads)!

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The Perfect Day

I’m piggy-backing on a topic one of my friends blogged about – The Perfect Day. Right now, I have a stuffy nose and a sore throat and my head feels fuzzy, but I want to write about this perfect day. My … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippets – Book Talk

My 2009 Children’s Booklist so far:  Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree by Lauren Tarshis – loved the voice in this book The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry – quirky, fun, different for this author Outside Beauty by Cynthia Kadohata – … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippets – Book Talk

I just finished this book and really liked  it.  It is written in verse, about a boy who has lost his beloved dog (from the prequel LOVE THAT DOG) and now has a cat.  You can tell by the title how he feels … Continue reading

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A Year of Living Readerly/A Year of Living Writerly

A Year of Living Readerly: As a reader, one of the most important elements I look for in a story is heart.  Whether the story rings true, makes me feel deeply, asks me to re-examine my life and find a … Continue reading

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