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Book Review: Thanks for the Trouble by Tommy Wallach

Parker is a high school senior who hasn’t said a word in the last five years, not a peep, not even to laugh out loud. Zelda is the mysterious woman he meets in a hotel lobby over a stolen wallet … Continue reading

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A Dozen Cousins, by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Sam Usher. Age range: 4-6 The title of this book immediately caught my attention because I enjoy reading about large and crazy families. Anna is our protagonist and she has twelve … Continue reading

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Who decides how long the football season lasts? I can’t believe the football season is over, I wish it would never end!

Being a sports buff, this is an interesting question to research. Believe it or not, the length of the football season has grown over the years. When the National Football League (NFL) started in 1920 there teams did not have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shelf, by Phyllis Rose

Ah, the reading recommendation. Once the sole domain of the traditional librarian, the rise of a plethora of online recommendation services has made it easier than ever to find a book tailored to your individual tastes. And a good thing, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mort(e), by Robert Repino

Sometimes I like to anthropomorphize my cat, assigning complex emotional explanations to her strange behaviors, picturing the grand adventures she must be having in her imagination as she ferociously chases bugs around the house. But what if something real is … Continue reading

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