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A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider Author: Barbara Herkert Illustrator: Lauren Castillo Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: authors, E. B. White, inspiration Opening: When young Elwyn White lay sick in bed, a bold mouse … Continue reading

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South Africa’s former President, Thabo Mbeki’s speech poem of, “I am an African.”

I am making an exception today by posting something unrelated to kidlit/writing, but I want to share this beautiful inspiration with you today. This is poetry, my friends! South Africa’s former President, Thabo Mbeki’s speech of, “I am an African.” … Continue reading

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