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Top 100 Children’s Novels #45: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

#45 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (1960) 45 points This book took me to another time and place, unlike any other book. Haunting. Before Katniss, there was Karana. – DeAnn Okamura Oo.  Leave it to DeAnn to come up with the best line of them all.  “Before Katniss, there was Karana”.  I […]

I am big. It’s the children that got small.

We’ve been doing a fair amount of weeding in the old Children’s Center these days.  I’ve taken on the challenge of tackling the fiction.  Weeding a fiction collection is rather like weeding a garden.  There’s a lot of dead heading involved.  Space to fill.  Dead matter to discard. While going through the books of yesteryear […]