Monthly Archives: November 2013

We Give Books- Amazing Website

This week I am going highlight a website called We Give Books that has tons of great books that you can read for free online.  The more people read on the site, the more books get donated to children throughout … Continue reading

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My Red Balloon, by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Kay Life

The waiting is over, and one little boy is headed to the pier to meet his sailor Daddy, who is finally coming home.  Tied around his wrist is a red balloon that is shaped like a heart, with the words … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

 As you may or may not know, my husband is a disabled veteran, which is why I am making a big deal out of this holiday even though it’s just one day and he doesn’t even get the day off … Continue reading

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Our Daddy is Invincible, by Shannon Maxwell, illustrated by Liza Biggers

A brother and a sister love their daddy and think of him as a superhero.  This helps them to not worry about him when he deploys to far away lands to fight supervillains.  But one day those villains manage to … Continue reading

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The Wall, by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Ronald Himler

A boy, accompanied by his father, searches for his grandfather’s name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  Together, they run their hands along the black, reflective surface, fingers tracing the names of the fallen.  The boy sees the mementos left at … Continue reading

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