Category Archives: Kids

Book Review: Anybody Here Seen Frenchie?

Anybody Here Seen Frenchie is a wonderful, wholesome, emotion laden story for middle grade readers about a boisterous girl named Aurora and her best friend, a non-verbal child named Frenchie. The two friends have been inseparable all through elementary school … Continue reading

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2021 Author Alley: Fiction Day on Saturday, August 14th

Author Alley is Loganberry’s free annual event where readers can walk around tables to meet the region’s best writers, buy their books, and get personalized signatures. Writers will read portions of their books throughout the day. It’s a day of … Continue reading

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Here is a very scarce children’s book that just turned up in a storage box, having been misplaced for years. It was published by The John C. Winston Company in 1953, and may have seemed old-fashioned even then. Marie Curtis … Continue reading

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Power of the Pen

On Saturday, I went to help judge a high school writing competition called Power of the Pen.  Schools from around the area sent teams of contestants, who competed on both an individual and team basis, in three rounds of 40-minute … Continue reading

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