Monthly Archives: March 2011

My Life as a Reader

When I was a little girl, I really wanted to read. I didn’t just want to read books for my age; I wanted to read larger chapter books. I recall struggling through big words and long sentences just to get … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Journey

The sky was swirling with anger. Thunder exploded like a grenade in a battle field. Simultaneously, lightning split through the sky, a frightening burst of light in the dark. Rain thrashed through the night causing raucous [drumbeats] on the rooftops … Continue reading

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