Tag Archives: summer

Review: TRESPASSERS by Breena Bard

TRESPASSERS by Breena Bard is a middle grade graphic novel that includes some mystery, some family drama, and some well-developed interaction between kids thrown together on vacation. As with many middle grade stories, Gabby, the main character, is thrown curveballs … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Thumbs

After 90 minutes of constant pool time she said, “My thumbs look like brains.” I asked her to prove it.

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You Get Credit for the Covers

After a week or so, I was able to rip them off without wincing. Somehow it had become my weekly task, that summer after I graduated college, to destroy books so that the tobacco-slash-magazine shop I worked in could get … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s End of Summer Survival Guide

So it’s the last few weeks of summer, and you’ve been to every park and zoo and playground and bookstore and library with a play area, and you’ve worn out your welcome at every yard in a ten-mile vicinity.  You’ve … Continue reading

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