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Last year for Christmas, my kids begged for Skylanders™ for the Wii.  Santa came through, and throughout the year, every time we stepped foot in Target, Wal-mart or Toys R Us, they wanted to buy yet […]

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Hi– This is Nancy from 5 Minutes for Books. In last year’s Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers (because this is apparently a better name than Professor Poopypants), Tippy escapes from the […]

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In Falling Home, Karen White introduces the town of Walton, GA and its tightly-knit community with Cassie Madison’s return home to visit her ailing father and estranged sister Harriet.   After the Rain brings newcomer […]

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Now that Scaredy Squirrel has made a friend, had a birthday party, and survived the dark and the beach, he takes on Christmas (check out some of the links if you aren’t familiar with Scaredy’s […]

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My family tries to get to the drive-in every summer (yes we still have one!) and this year’s film was BRAVE, a movie we all enjoyed.  With a girl as the lead character, I wasn’t […]

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Charity Shumway was hired by Glamour Magazine to research the 500 past winners of their Top Ten College Girls contest. She used this experience as the basis for her fun new novel, Ten Girls to […]

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My kids love facts and trivia; actually, don’t most kids? The World Almanac for Kids 2013, filled with bright, colorful illustrations, fills that need for more information, covering a wide range of topics that appeal […]

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Ruth Saunders’s dream is about to come true: her script is about to be turned into a sitcom to be aired on a national network. But working with the network, studio and actors is not […]

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When my kids were small, they loved MEGA Bloks.  We had more sets of them than I could count, and they’d spend hours building castles, walls as high as they could go, or anything else […]

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