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“Seven Little Australians”: FREE Read About Life in Australia 120 Years Ago

  Why I read Seven Little Australians Buy on Amazon   I ran across Seven Little Australians some time ago in 1001 Children’s Books you must read before you grow up. It got my attention because you don’t see that many books from Australia outside of Australia, and particularly one this old, or should I …

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FREE Stories from Shakespeare for Kids 8+

Retellings of Shakespearean Plays Why and How A lot of adults find Shakespearean plays intimidating, so recommeding them for children might seem strange, but just so you understand, these are retellings rather than the “No Fear Shakespeare” paraphrasing that students use, and they have some literary merit in their own right…just like some retellings of …

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How L. Frank Baum Invented Wizardry in North America (beating J.K. Rowling by nearly 100 Years)

Why I read The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum Since I’ve started The Lois Level, and most particularly since I started doing reading lists to support teachers and families during the COVID 19 shut downs, L. Frank Baum has come to my mind over and over again. Of …

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