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Family Traditions in Picture Books

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I am a very nostalgic person. When I take people on a tour of my house, I am most proud of the objects that have special memories attached to them. For instance, the… Continue reading

Tracey’s Favorite 2012 Fiction – A Baker’s Dozen

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I used to think it would be excellent to be on the Caldecott or Newbery or Printz committee.  Can you imagine getting to decide which book is the best of the year?  Now,… Continue reading

Anti-Bullying Awareness Month

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Bullying seems to be running rampant in our schools today.  Not only are kids verbally and physically abused, but media and social networking has made it possible to humiliate someone on a national… Continue reading

Dance, Dance, Dance!

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A troupe of picture books about ballerinas has recently danced their way onto my desk…and except for the fact that several of them are pink (VERY pink—but more about that later), I have… Continue reading