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Unexpected Jolts of Children’s Literature: You Had Me at “Hellenic Mystery-Cult”

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It’s that time again.  The adult world constantly infringes upon or draws from the rich roster of children’s books we have out there.  Here’s the latest crop of titles you might not have heard about otherwise:   Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller At first this looks pretty standard.  An adult novel about Laura […]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #27: Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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#27 Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1935) 62 points The summer before I entered fifth grade, thanks to my fourth grade teacher who read aloud Where the Red Fern Grows (which turned the key in the lock of my lifetime reading obsession), I zipped through this beloved series. – Tess Alfonsin […]

Fusenews: Woah Nellie!

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Lightning quiz Fusenews today, folks!  It is one thing to play Nellie Oleson, the much loathed villain of the Laura Ingalls Wilder books, in a television show.  It is another thing entirely to write a book about the experience.  And certainly I would not have know that such an event had taken place were it […]