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Book News

Posted by Sherry on 10/18/2014 in Blogamundi (Links) |

I’m participating in Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon this Saturday, the 18th. However, for me it will be more like a 15-17 hour readathon. I don’t stay up late on Saturday night because it’s very worshipful to fall asleep in church on Sunday morning. So, I’m planning to be reading from 7:00 a.m. on Saturday morning […]

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Book News

Posted by Sherry on 10/14/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), General |

Need suggestions for Cybils nominations? Leila Roy at Bookshelves of Doom has some links for you. You have today and tomorrow to get those favorites nominated. Purple Horse Press is re-publishing a couple of classic Kate Seredy books that have been out of print for quite a while: A Tree for Peter is a Christmas […]

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Links From My Blog Friends

Posted by Sherry on 9/25/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), Education and Homeschool, General |

Melissa Wiley: “Blog first. Blog freehand. Write it down today, while the thought is fresh.” I grok this post from Here in the Bonny Glen. ************ Cara at Little Did She Know: “I would like to meet and marry someone lovely, but truly, I am seeking a companion with which to do life, someone to […]

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Book Links

Posted by Sherry on 8/9/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), General |

Classic Books Become London Benches. I want one of these to go in my front yard. Be thinking about being a CYBILS judge. The call for judges will open on August 18th and close September 5th. You can ask to be a panelist (read LOTS of books and narrow down nominees to finalist list) or […]

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KidLitCon in Sacramento, California

Posted by Sherry on 7/3/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), General |

Oh, I want to go to KidLitCon. What is KidLitCon, you ask? The 8th annual Kidlitosphere Conference, aka KidLitCon, will be held October 10th and 11th at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento, CA. KidLitCon is a gathering of people who blog about children’s and young adult books, including librarians, authors, teachers, parents, booksellers, publishers, […]

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Quoting . . .

Posted by Sherry on 3/19/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), Current Events, General |

Will Duquette at Patheos: “Facebook is a good servant but a poor master. I’ve got to learn to keep it in its place.” From wordsmith.org: “I think I am a verb instead of a personal pronoun. A verb is anything that signifies to be; to do; to suffer. I signify all three.” ~Ulysses S. Grant […]

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Be My Valentine

Posted by Sherry on 2/14/2014 in Blogamundi (Links), Celebrations, General |

A Valentine’s Day Cake Recommended movie for Valentine’s Day: Marty. Real Romance for Grown-up Women. Anatomy of a Marriage: Books about Love and Marriage. And today is the day that the 2013 Cybil Award winners are announced. Check out the winners and read them with your children on this love-ly Valentine’s Day.

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November 29th–A Very Good Day

Three wonderful authors, for whose work I am very thankful, were born on this date. Any of their books would make lovely Christmas presents. 1. C.S. Lewis Lewis is the best writer and the most profound thinker of the three, the one whose work will stand the test of time. I predict that Mere Christianity, […]

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KidLitCon: What There Was and What I Learned

Posted by Sherry on 11/10/2013 in Blogamundi (Links), Community, General |

KidLitCon in Austin was smaller than it has been in the past, but since it was my first time to be able to come, I didn’t really notice until it was called to my attention. It was also a great weekend for connections and friendships, old, new, and renewed. At first, since I believe most […]

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Sunday Salon: Links and Thinks

Posted by Sherry on 9/15/2013 in Blogamundi (Links), General |

What does the fox say? Thanks, Bill. I got my horse/fox laugh for the day. I love this poem by one of my favorite bloggers: On the porch with Liza. It’s amazing to me how hung up and mixed up we can be about skin color and personal appearance, and it’s not just black and […]

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