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Saturday, April 09, 2005
Friday, April 08, 2005
I'm busy patching in new links that I think are worthy and useful, but bear with the terrible disorder.. I know some of them don't make sense where I put them.
I really just wanted to tell you about a fantastic new read by M.T. Anderson called The Game of Sunken Places. Its a mix of fantasy, science fiction, mystery and nearly terrifying adventure that's good for kids from fourth or fifth grade on up. Anderson introduces lovely plot twists and gives readers a heart pumping, creepy ending, even though everything is okay.
In Storytime news, this week I read a story that is sadly out of print about a little wooly bear that meets other insects on its way along to becoming a tiger moth. It was pretty cute, and I encouraged the kids to make the insect noises with me. The Storylady acted out the story of The Very Lazy Ladybug using plush puppets, and that was a great hit, because she is so adept at making the puppets move in lively funny ways.