Monthly Archives: October 2010

Smoky Night

  Sometimes life isn’t about cuddly kittens and messy pizza.  Sometimes life is scary, unpredictable and discordant.  If you’d like to address the latter with children, Eve Bunting’s  Smoky Night is an honest story about the Los Angeles riots through … Continue reading

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Big Chickens

Yes, I like chickens.  I used to feed them and gather the eggs when I was a child.  So when these three sister chickens overcome their chicken-y nature by giving the wolf what he deserves, I cheered.  You see, I … Continue reading

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