Tag Archives: Reading

Growing Readers from the Roots

Reading Roots  – A Barefoot Business by Sharon As a literacy advocate I was interested in the company Barefoot Books, (an indie children’s book publisher that started in the UK). The more I read about it, the more excited I got, … Continue reading

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Procrastinating on the Update and Updating on the Procrastination

“It is the job that is never started that takes longest to finish.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Oh shameless, shameless procrastination. This post has been waiting in my drafts for a good month! Since I haven’t written in a little while, … Continue reading

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Story Themes & Writing What You Read

“A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.” ~ Caroline Gordon As a kid, my reading choices always held magic or some supernatural element. Then there … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story – To Re-read, or Not to Re-read?

The Neverending Story  “You don’t feel a thing. There’s just something missing. And once it gets hold of you, something more is missing every day. Soon there won’t be anything left of us.”     — Michael Ende, The Neverending Story   … Continue reading

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Reading Abstinence

I’m ashamed to say, I started reading Neil Gaiman’s “The Graveyard Book” a good long while ago and have only made it to chapter three. This is not because I don’t like the book. I very much do. But for … Continue reading

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