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My Elephant

There’s only one who can take the blame for trampling the flower bed, eating all of the cupcakes and messing up the hallway: My Elephant.  Petr Horácek’s book cleverly integrates humourous subtext between grandchild and grandparents, and begs a discussion … Continue reading

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A Year Down Yonder

Mary Alice is a city girl sent to live with her overbearing grandmother in the late 1930s. Richard Peck’s country mouse perspective is historically accurate as well as unique to the small community in southern Illinois.  Being the 2001 Newberry … Continue reading

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