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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco

Between its shiny Sydney Taylor Book Award on its cover and a storyline that has aged magnificently over the last 32 years, Kate and I discuss one of Patricia Polacco’s best known works.

Top 100 Picture Books #53: Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

#53 Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco (1998) 33 points Could never read it to the kids without getting teary eyed. Great story about what a difference a teacher can make in a child’s life. – Cheryl Phillips This is such a powerful books to read to young kids. All of the kids benefit […]

Video Sunday: They say you can take the girl out of Michigan but you can’t take Michigan out of the girl.

While I much prefer the literal version of old classics like Total Eclipse of the Heart, Take On Me and the library-inspired Head Over Heels, I appreciate a good literal version of a movie every once in a while too. Thanks to Lisa at Shelf-employed for the link. Okay.  So let us say for the […]