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Say Can You See?

Starting the conversation in Walk This World by Lotta Nieminen.

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Nov 25 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Language    School    Travel  

Ne’er-Do-Well

The writer’s life in Rapscallion Jones by James Marshall.

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Mar 28 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Animals    Jobs    Language    Misfits & Renegades    Role Models  

Then Everyone Was Quiet for a Really Long Time

The art of forgiveness in Maggie and the Pirate by Ezra Jack Keats.

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Mar 15 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Adventure    Death    Language    Quiet Please    Technology  

A Tumbletell of Church Bells

... and an exaltation of larks in Ounce Dice Trice by Alastair Reid and Ben Shahn.

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Jul 20 2012 | Comments: 0

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Fish Flying Up

Gravity is nothing in Hey Willy, See the Pyramids by Maira Kalman.

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May 05 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Art    Language    Sleep  

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Excellent elementary exercises in Everything I Need to Know Before I’m Five by Valorie Fisher.

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Feb 25 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Language    Toys  

Captains Courageous!

If you knew where there were some mountains, you would definitely climb them.

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Jul 25 2011 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Adventure    Foreigners    Jobs    Language    Travel  

Blistering Hop Toads

The sound and the fury in Elbert’s Bad Word.

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Apr 27 2011 | Comments: 0

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Chillax

It’s all good: the spills and thrills of dropped connections in Toni’s Topsy-Turvy Telephone Day

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Feb 12 2011 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Friends & Neighbors    Language    Quiet Please  

Rare Birds

The long flight back from extinction, and other improbable tales.

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