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Treasury of Bible Stories

You don’t have to be faithful to enjoy this collection of re-tellings from the ancient Bible, my third of five recommendations for MG holiday non-fiction shopping. The text has a gentle, lyrical quality making for an easy read. Here’s the … Continue reading

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I had a teacher once who read short stories from a paperback book filled with Arabian tales. They were confusing at times but fast moving with action and mystery. This new book by Donna Jo Napoli, with gorgeous, whimsical illustrations … Continue reading

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