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Waiting for Unicorns

Middle-grade novel (ages 10 and up) – Twelve-year-old Talia’s mother has recently died of cancer, and so for the first time, Talia accompanies her father on his annual summer trip to study beluga whales in the small Arctic town of … Continue reading

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Mother Poems

Long time, no blog! If you’re still following, I am sorry it’s been so quiet over here. The last half of the year as been full for me, but I’ve been reading up a storm, many book reviews half-drafted in … Continue reading

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Safe Adult Attachments Looked at from the Inside Out

I keep feeling hesitant to review books that have won prestigious children’s lit awards like Newbery or Caldecott Medals and National Book Awards. They’ll naturally receive a lot of attention and you’ll likely find your way to them, regardless… Continue reading

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