Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children  by   Ransom Riggs Blurb: “A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of peculiar photographs. It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific …

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

I know it’s past Christmas, but…… Merry Christmas!!!! I have been completely preoccupied for the last six weeks! (You could probably tell that I have not posted as much as I usually do.) I have been subbing full-time for my daughter’s class at school. Her teacher had a baby and asked me if I would …

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Christmas Bookmarks!!!

I have a VERY talented friend! Her name is Colette, and she is the amazingness (Yes, I know that’s not a word, but it describes her perfectly!) behind  My Computer Is My Canvas.  If you ever need any sort of printable (planners, calendars, fabulous subway art,  bottle cap prints, candybar wraps, Halloween BOO signs….anything, go …

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A Rare Nativity

A Rare Nativity by Sam Beeson (Images by Nina & Terral Cochran) Blurb: “We’ve all heard the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” and we’ve all seen the traditional Christmas crèche. Now, author Sam Beeson and photographers Nina and Terral Cochran combine these two classic Christmas icons to create A Rare Nativity. Upon reading the …

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Book Review of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens We all know the story. Scrooge is a mean spirited old man who doesn’t like Christmas or anything happy, for that matter. He works with Bob Cratchett, and will not allow him enough fire to stay warm. He pays him very little and detests that he wants one day …

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The Santa Claus League

The Santa Claus League by Stephen Miller (Summary taken from the back cover of the book) “Twas the night before Christmas…Julia Martin is the most incredible girl in school, and Mason Howell is hopelessly smitten by her. Julia is in charge of the local Charity Christmas party and she’s pleased at how well everything is …

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This is the Turkey

This is the Turkey by Abby Levine This is a fun story! It’s written in rhyme, which is always fun, and it’s actually well done. It is clever and full of some fun surprises. The illustrations are bright and colorful, and so cute! I love the expressions on the faces. I love that, although exaggerated …

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Let’s Celebrate Thanksgiving

Let’s Celebrate Thanksgiving by Peter and Connie Roop We got this book a few years ago in a book order from the school, and I actually like it. It has some very good information about the Pilgrims and the Native Americans. It isn’t a fictional story, it is facts and information about the Pilgrims and …

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