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Video Gaming in Fiction


I have enjoyed playing video games since I was elementary school playing Spyro the Dragon video games on a first generation PlayStation and playing Mario Kart on the Nintendo 64. In college I… Continue reading

Science Fiction and Dystopias for MS and HS


Speculative fiction is a fairly new term that encompasses several genres that have one thing in common: their settings are not real. Not just unfamiliar, but really unreal. They take place on other… Continue reading

Read-alouds for Your Littlest Listeners


In Reading Magic Mem Fox advises parents to “Spend at least ten wildly happy minutes every single day reading aloud.” With this quote in mind, I set out to find some happy picture… Continue reading