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“Six Forgotten YA Books You Should Revisit Now”

March 11th, 2013 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!, Book Geek

Great list, check it out. Hey, I haven’t blogged in a little while, what’s up with that? I’ve been busy teaching, that’s what! What’s new with you? xo, Ms. Nancy (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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The Boxcar Children

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!, Book Geek

The Alden kids turn 70 this year, whoa! Thank you, Gertrude Chandler Warner, et al.

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reading list — Top Fifty Kids’ Books

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!, Book Geek

I love a good round-up, don’t you? These are the Top Fifty Kids’ Books of All Time (according to Time Out Kids). I see a number of my favorites on this list. How ’bout you? Happy reading to you. xo Ms. Nancy 50. Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming 49. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Gannett [...]

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Happy Birthday, Mrs. Cleary!

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!

(Photo by Steve Rawley) In honor of Beverly Cleary’s 96th birthday.

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Illustrations for “Charlotte’s Web”

February 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!, Book Geek

I never tire of these beautiful illustrations. Take a peek, and re-read the book, after that. Best, Ms. Nancy

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Black History Month

February 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!

No need to limit it to ten, but this list is a great start. A few of my favorites are on here, starting with Toni Morrison’s “Beloved.” Happy reading! – Ms. Nancy

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forget about Facebook

February 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!

Go read the Paris Review. Lots of great author interviews and all kinds of other goodies. Happy Friday to you, dear readers. – Ms. Nancy (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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the best of the best

January 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Author! Author!

Walter Dean Myers is the new ambassador for children’s literature. Right on. – ms. nancy

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my favorite writer of all time

December 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Author! Author!, Book Geek

here she is, age 95, Mrs. Beverly Cleary. my friend, you bow to no one. – ms. nancy “Henry Huggins was in the third grade.”

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One of my heroes is gone: Goodbye, Russell Hoban

December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!

RIP to the man who brought us Frances the Badger. Russell Hoban, illustrator, dies at age 86.

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