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The Gate in the Wall

It’s rare to read a children’s novel and wish there were a sequel but Ellen Howard’s THE DOOR IN THE WALL is an exception. Here in NW Ohio we have a wonderful historical phenomenon known as the canals. Just a

What kid has not hunkered down to a good Judy Blume book. http://www.judyblume.com/about.php Loved by pre-adolescent girls everywhere, Judy is known for telling it like it is without censorship. She knows kids and what’s important to them, whether is a first menstrual period,

MAMA MEOW’S TOP PICKS FOR JULY 2016… July 3: Mud Hens Game @ Fifth Third Field Inflatable theme park from 5-8pm. Kids run the bases, Freedom Feast on the Rooftop and an Independence Day fireworks display. Tickets are $15 and

      I love a book about going to Grandma’s in the summer. Richard Peck’s A LONG WAY FROM CHICAGO is just such a book. When you live in Chicago in 1929, at the time of Al Capone and Bugs