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Please click on any title heading to see the complete post that includes book reviews. You can also click on any book to purchase at Amazon. I compiled all the book listsI have made on for Middle School. I hope this helps you find some great books to keep your middle school child reading happily this summer.…Continue
Added by pragmaticmom on June 25, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments
My neighbor sent me an email with this poem that is supposed from a girl dying of cancer. It turns out to be hoax though all the email asks is that the poem be forwarded so that the American Cancer Society will donate to her. None of this is true but it's still a lovely poem about slowing down to smell the flowers. Enjoy!
Have you ever
On a merry-go-round?
Added by pragmaticmom on June 23, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Today was a tough day. My 4th grade daughter, PickyKidPix, has been on pins and needles all week waiting to find out if she made the new Club Soccer Team for our town. She didn’t. She made the wait list which is not bad because strangely, her…Continue
Added by pragmaticmom on June 21, 2012 at 7:38am — No Comments
If I can discern what your child is reading in the picture, or better yet, you tell me, then I'll even try to match up a book that I think your child will enjoy.
Thank you to everyone who sent me…Continue
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As a mother of three children, I think the greatest gift one can give their child is the love of reading. It's a gift that keeps on giving. But it's not always easy to get kids to want to read. There are so many other enticing distractions including screens, friends, and the…
Added by pragmaticmom on June 20, 2012 at 7:38am — No Comments
I posted on No Tests for Kids at the education group blog, Cooperative Catalyst. Please check out my open response essay on why taking standardized tests is a waste of time for kids and…Continue
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I am giving away 3 copies of A Million Miles to Boston. Please Tweet and Stumble Upon to Win.
Leave comment letting me know you did this. Thanks!…Continue
Added by pragmaticmom on June 13, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments
GIVEAWAY: I am giving awayDUDE: Fun with Dude and Betty AND a pile of Magic Tree House early chapter books.
To WIN: Please Tweet andStumble Upon this post andleave a comment telling me that you did it. The first dozen or so people who do this will win. Basically, everyone wins until my pile is depleted.
There are buttons on the bottom of this post to make this easy to…Continue
Added by pragmaticmom on June 12, 2012 at 7:12am — No Comments