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Archive for November, 2012

Stuff I’m Getting my Kids for Christmas

Ok, here it is! After juggling 6 catalogs, 12 browser pages, and a super-secret piece of paper with notes and circles and arrows on the back, here is the World of Julie rundown for this holiday. (Forgive me for the lack of pictures, but I’m compiling this post with kids in the house, and I [...]

Make City! Destroy City!

List makers breed more list makers. Here is Henry’s list for today. Note: I am now redoing everything, so this can be my daily list too. Can I even tell you how much I love this? addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Make+City%21+Destroy+City%21′; addthis_pub = ”;

New review: hello! hello!

Oh, boy, is this book amazing. You may remember my intense love for Matthew Cordell’s Another Brother. I was so excited to read Cordell’s new book, hello! hello! This book…oh, this book. I’m kind of speechless about how awesome it is (well, not THAT speechless, since my review today on Brain Burps is one of [...]

Nerdy Book Club (+ book recommendations)

How do you raise a reader? Head on over to the Nerdy Book Club to read my post about what I’m doing to get my children to love reading. By request, here is a list of the books I mention in the post: Board books and picture books: My Car by Byron Barton Small Brown [...]

Newbery Interview over on Colby Sharp’s blog

I’m so honored to be the guest over on the magnificent Colby Sharp’s blog today. Go over and read about how Bridge to Terabithia was the first book that made me cry. And leave a comment saying what your favorite Newbery book is! addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Newbery+Interview+over+on+Colby+Sharp%26%238217%3Bs+blog’; addthis_pub = ”;

Piggy Bunny, Adam Rex, PiBoIdMo, and my knee

Did you catch my review of Piggy Bunny on Brain Burps last week? You’ve got to read this book. If anything because it has now inserted the phrase, “This is a problem that’s called fixable” into our lives. Ok, reading that sentence, that doesn’t sound that earth-shattering. But once you read the book, you’ll see [...]

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