Tag Archives: Book Review

The Wild Robot

Our trip to visit children and grandchildren included plans to read aloud The Wild Robot Escapes, by Peter Brown.  It is brand new, and the sequel to The Wild Robot, an outstanding book and one of my absolute favorites. Within … Continue reading

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Blog Tour – Gallows Hill: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book 2

I have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Charles French, a distinguished educator and author.  His new book, Gallows Hill, is a thriller and the second in his exciting series.  The first book, Maledicus, is a riveting page-turner deep into history … Continue reading

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Summer of the Monkeys

Every summer I get lost in books.  Sometimes there is one that sticks with me for a long time.  A very long time.  This summer I read Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls.  I can’t let go of the words, … Continue reading

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“The Poet’s Dog”, a Book For The Ages

“Dogs speak words.  But only poets and children hear.” Those are the opening words in Patricia MacLachlan’s new book, The Poet’s Dog.  I have read the book twice, because there are many words not to be missed; words that are … Continue reading

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My First Book Review

I am excited to share with you my book review of Raymie Nightingale my Kate DiCamillo for Read Aloud West Virginia.  Their mission is to promote literacy and motivate children to WANT to read.  This publication is distributed to over 4,000 people.

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