Category Archives: audiobook

I listened to this book on audio, as opposed to reading it.

A Day in the Life

It’s 8.00 and I just heard about this project, so I’m going to join.  A day in the life of a librarian… it’s what I love about my job, every day is different.  My name is Sharon and I’m a … Continue reading

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Dancing Shoes & Theater Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

Was is it about orphans?  Orphan stories are big in the history of children’s literature:  Sara Crewe, Dorothy Gale, Mary Lennox, Lucy Pevensie and her siblings, Harry Potter, Anne Shirley as well as countless others including the characters in the Streatfeild novels.  … Continue reading

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The Kind of Friends We Use to Be by Francis O’Roark Dowell

Kate and Marylin have been best friends since pre-school.  Seventh grade is a lot different.  Marylin is a cheerleader, Kate isn’t.  She could careless about things like fashion. She wants to learn about being in a band. Poetry, guitars, being … Continue reading

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