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    The Perfect Books for Introducing Young Children to Anne of Green Gables

    Perfect Books for Introducing Anne Shirley to Young Children Welcome back to another post in the Month of Anne Blog Post Series! If you missed the last post in this series called Anne Around the World: Copies of Anne From Around the Globe, you can find it here. In this post we will be looking at some books for young children that will make them almost instantly fall in love with Anne Shirley.  Books for a very first introduction to Anne These first few books are perfect for a very first introduction to Anne Shirley. Why not start them young, right? Here are a few…

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    Book Review | Anne Arrives|A Sweet Retelling of the Classic

    Anne Arrives Adapted by Kallie George Anne Arrives adapted by Kallie George is a sweet retelling of Anne of Green Gables intended for young readers. This is the first book of a series by Kallie George. The second book is this series is called Anne’s Kindred Spirits. Anne Arrives starts at the very beginning with Mrs. Rachel Lynde spying out of her window, only to discover her neighbor, the quiet Mr. Matthew Cuthbert riding by in his buggy. This is very unusual for him. He never goes anywhere without Mrs. Lynde knowing about it! She must go over and visit Marilla Cuthbert, Matthew’s sister, and find out…

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    A Review of Anne of Green Gables: The Original Manuscript

    Before I share my review… Welcome back to this second post in the month of Anne series! If you missed the last post in this series, you can find it here. I figured it might be nice to first introduce the book before writing my review of it. The book in question is; Anne of Green Gables: The Original Manuscript written by Lucy Maud Montgomery and edited by Carolyn Strom Collins. It is the classic beloved by many, enhanced with images of the original pages written by L. M. Montgomery, as well as annotations, sides notes and descriptions. It is all formatting in a way that makes…

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    Beautiful Gifts for Bookworms That Aren’t Books

    Great Gifts for Bookworms It can sometimes be hard finding gifts for avid readers. Obviously, your first impulse lies with buying them books, but it can be difficult picking out which ones to get for them, especially if they are picky about which books they will read, in which case it is better to leave the book buying to them. If they have given you a solid list of all the titles they are interested in, great! Then buy them any of the books on that list. If not, however, here are some alternative gift ideas. The suggestions below are perfect for any gift-giving occasion. …

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    Review of A Race Around the World: The Story of An Incredible Journey

    Introducing a brand new book The brand new book, A Race Around the World comes to us from Caroline Starr Rose, author of Blue Birds, Jasper and the Riddle of Riley’s Mine, May B. and many more! I was honored to receive an advanced readers copy of this new book. Below is the honest review I have written about it. If you want to read my review on another one of Caroline Starr Rose’s books, Blue Birds, you can find that here. Now for the exciting part! Introducing the newest book by Caroline Starr Rose! A Race Around the World: The True Story of Nellie…

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    3 Brand New Children’s Books to Add to Your Collection

    Who Doesn’t Love New Books? Over the past two months, three books came out that I am very excited to get my hands on. I also can’t wait for some of the new kids books coming out next month, one of  which I will mention later on in this post. But first, I will share with you the 3 brand new releases I am referring to. 1. Just Like Beverly by Viki Conrad Just Like Beverly by Viki Conrad is a picture book biography of Beverly Cleary, intended for children of all ages. I have had the privilege of reading this one already, as it came…

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    6 Effective Ways to Keep Kids Reading the Whole Year Round

    Let’s keep kids reading It occured to me recently, that only time of year you see people really emphasising the importance of kids reading books, is just before, or right at the beginning of summer. You go the library and you see all their summer reading contests and challenges. On social media, you see countless articles about how important it is for your kids to read during the summer, you see ton of book lists, and more. Now, don’t me get wrong, I agree. It is very important to keep kids reading during the summer. I fully support and promote this idea. I even created…