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It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. After a winter that was starting to seem Narnia-like in its duration, it seems as if spring has finally arrived for much of the country. Patios are filling up, convertibles are cruising the streets, and shorts and sundresses are making their annual rea …

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"...a writer perfectly attuned to the music of the present moment.”

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Nonfiction, picture books, and novels that support the Grade 4 curriculum. 

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Slather up with sunscreen (don’t miss the back of your neck—if you’re bent over a book, you will burn there, and it’s a very tender spot. Take my word for it.), stake out your patch of shade, …

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A conversation about home and travel, genre—and almost getting killed by a stingray. 

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