Tag Archives: love

The Fault In Our Stars

It’s always nice when a book that is so talked about actually surprises you with its goodness. The Fault In Our Stars is indeed a very good book, and although its characters are either cancer survivors or cancer sufferers, cancer remains on … Continue reading

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Consider Love

Although it’s red and covered in hearts, Sandra Boynton‘s Consider Love should not be relegated to Valentine’s Day. “Consider love. Look here and there. Consider love. It’s everywhere. Consider love. Observe a while. It comes in every shape and style.” Indeed. It … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince Continued

Fractured fairy tales by Jon Scieszka will always get a laugh and delight children when they find the pieces to other stories within. In this one, the Prince isn’t so happy and goes on a quest to find a witch … Continue reading

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Grandpa Green

Illustrated almost entirely in green, Lane Smith’s Grandpa Green is an ode to a man who grew up on a farm and went to war. Narrated by a great-grandkid, this lovely story is about respect, artistry and memories. Find some hidden story … Continue reading

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Love You Forever

Imagine my surprise when teaching stateside, and no one knew Robert Munsch, or his classic Love You Forever. This story of unconditional love is a must have in any library. It did gain some visibility when it was featured on a Friends … Continue reading

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