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The Old Woman Who Named Things

The Old Woman Who Named Things by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Kathryn Brown There was a time in my family’s reading history when we had books by Cynthia Rylant in every room, all of the time.  Henry and Mudge books.  Mr. Putter and Tabby Books.  The Cobble Street Cousins. Gooseberry Park.  The Blue Hill Meadows. …

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Akiak – A Tale from the Iditarod, by Robert J. Blake Akiak was an experienced lead dog – an intelligent dog who was good at finding the trail, noticing hidden dangers (like thin ice or big rocks), and who understood what the human musher wanted the dog team to do.  She was part of a…

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Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time

Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time by James Howe, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay Houndsley and his friend, Catina, find themselves snowed-in for a day (with the first snow of winter).  Catina worries at first – she has things to do before the concert that evening.  Houndsley loves the quiet and isn’t worried at all.…

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