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Top 100 Children’s Novels #77: My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

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#77 My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George (1959) 25 points As a child, Jean announced that she was running away from home, only to return after forty minutes.  Later she’d write about a kid who did a bit better than she did.  Before survival tales were their own middle grade literary genre, [...]

Saying Goodbye to Yet Another Legend: Jean Craighead George

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It seems natural to mention at this time the passing of Jean Craighead George, surprisingly so soon after Maurice Sendak’s demise. I’m sure I surprise no one when I say that she will be appearing on this list of top Chapter Books.  You may read her obituary in Publishers Weekly here. Also, Open Road Media [...]

Video Sunday: “Yesterday I bought a Volvo”

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When a video has reached over two million views, it’s usually safe to assume that everyone has seen it.  However, there’s always the possibility that you have not, so with that in mind what better way to start off today’s Video Sunday then by looking at books with a sense of rhythm?  This is the [...]