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Thinking Of You

As someone who reads a great deal of children’s literature, and literature written by young people [1], I tend to notice a few patterns over and over again.  Among these novels there is often an implicit understanding that the world … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Schemes Of The Slighted

The Schemes Of The Slighted (The Adventures Of Hayden And Nikki #2), by Adrianna Lockhart [Note:  This book was given to me free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Those readers who have read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Some Of My Best Friends Are Books

Some Of My Best Friends Are Books:  Guiding Gifted Readers From Preschool To High School:  A Guide For Parents, Teachers, Librarians, And Counselors, by Judith Wynn Halsted Admittedly, I am not a parent, teacher, librarian, or counselor, except that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bible Trivia, Jokes, And Fun Facts For Kids

Bible Trivia, Jokes, And Fun Facts For Kids, by Troy Schmidt [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who is familiar with the writings of the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: With Lee In Virginia

With Lee In Virginia, by G.A. Henty Some time ago a friend of mine gave this audiobook as a feast present, and a few other people got other volumes.  This particular volume is an audio theater reader with a talented … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Child Whisperer

The Child Whisperer:  The Ultimate Handbook For Raising Happy, Successful, Cooperative Children, by Carol Tuttle This book is one of a set of books about personality theory relating to children that I was recommended by a friend of mine.  Being … Continue reading

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If You Want It, Come And Get It, For Crying Out Loud

As might be expected for someone who spends a lot of time listening to and performing music and who loves history, I tend to think a lot about music and its context.  The early 1980’s, for example, were a time … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Raise Children For Christ

How To Raise Children For Christ:  A Guide For Excellent Christian Parenting, by Andrew Murray [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must freely consent that I am … Continue reading

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#RaiseTheAge

Having gone on Twitter this afternoon to catch up on my requests and direct messages, I saw topic trending that reminded of my own teen years.  Apparently, there are two states in the Union where teenagers are automatically tried as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unblemished

Unblemished, by Sara Ella [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this novel I was struck by its similarities with another novel I had read recently from … Continue reading

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