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Top Ten Authors To Read This Halloween

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I love reading scary books, and I’m clearly not alone in that.  What makes horror so attractive?  People who study children’s literature say that scaring ourselves is a way to process what’s truly scary in life.  It’s non-threatening because it’s not real.  That makes … Continue reading

Exploring Classic Children’s Series: Betsy-Tacy and Anne of Green Gables
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Exploring Classic Children’s Series: Betsy-Tacy and Anne of Green Gables

For the Women’s Classics challenge, I’m exploring classic children’s books written by women.  In September I read two books, Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill, and Anne of Avonlea.  I had read the first books in the series, but these two were new to me. The Betsy-Tacy series was written by Maud Hart … Continue reading