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cover of "The Children's Blizzard"

Loved “The Children’s Blizzard”? Try these.

The Children’s Blizzard is not the best book ever written, but the topic is certainly interesting, and something you might want to know more about. Because children figured so heavily in this naturally disaster, children’s books are good options as read alongs when they are studying natural disasters, and there are several good books written …

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“The Other Bennet Sister”, A “Pride and Prejudice” Spin Off

 Why Another Bennet Sister? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, no? Marguerite Gérard, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons   Take an extremely popular book, especially one that a lot of people are required to read in school, put it in the public domain, and you will get a lot of spin-offs, prequels, and …

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Grace Livingston Hill: How Decency Triumphs in a Dark World (and can inject a little history too)

On Going Back In Time and the Invention of “Christian Romance” Here it is, the end of 2020.  Finally.  While it has been a tough year for so many of us although perhaps in different ways, most of us also know that we have also been blessed in certain ways.  Goodness knows I have come …

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