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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Granted by John David Anderson What the book’s about: Ophelia Delphinium Fidgets is a fairy-in-training in the magical land of Haven. Her job, should she be deemed worthy of it, will be to grant humans the secret wishes they whisper … Continue reading

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

The Star Diaries by Stanislaw Lem What the book is about: I was more than a little surprised to see The Eleven-Year-Old pick up this book this summer. Lem’s Star Diaries seems like a rich read for adults, much less … Continue reading

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

Summer is in full force here at Caterpickles Central, and someone’s reading list this week reflects it. See if you can figure out The Eleven-Year-Old’s summer goals from the books stacked on her desk. How to Be a Wildflower by … Continue reading

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old indulges in a bit of not-too-scary horror courtesy of Troy Cumming’s The Notebook of Doom and K. A. Applegate’s Animorphs series. Continue reading

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old stumbled across Laurie Halse Anderson’s Fever 1893, and discovered Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read anthology series (she really wants me to tell you that the Guys Read anthology isn’t just for guys). Continue reading

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What’s The Eleven-Year-Old reading this week?

This week, The Eleven-Year-Old raids her school library to bring home books about kids who have dogs and other kids who have siblings. This is why we read books, right? To read about experiences that aren’t our own? Continue reading

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What’s The Ten-Year-Old reading this week?

Oh my goodness, it feels like forever since I’ve done one of these. I may have failed to tell you about The Ten-Year-Old’s reading life, but that life has been rich and full of books nonetheless. Let’s see if I … Continue reading

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The 5 best books of The Nine-Year-Old’s year (so far)

This weekend, I found The Nine-Year-Old in her reading nook puzzling over a stack of books. Every once in a while she’d put one in her mini steamer trunk. The rest she scattered over the sides of couches, across the … Continue reading

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What’s The Nine-Year-Old reading this week?

Our mostly-weekly survey of the tidbits that cross The Nine-Year-Old’s desk. This week, The Nine-Year-Old says goodbye to her crickets and consoles herself with some great books.

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What’s The Eight-Year-Old reading this week?

  Really I should call this post “What’s The Eight-Year-Old chomping at the bit to read this week,” because that’s what this post is actually about. The Eight-Year-Old has been eagerly anticipating the release of the new YA mystery Southern Gothic ever since the … Continue reading

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