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More favorite read-alouds with the Grands

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Little Farm by the Sea by Kay Chorao Bats in the Band by Brian Lies The Restless Robin by Marjorie Flack Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans by Rush Limbaugh Angelo by David Macaulay Roxaboxen Alice McLerran Watching Water Birds by Jim Arnosky The Mountain That Loved a Bird by […]

Contest Time — win one of five signed copies of Archer and Zowie

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

This illustration is on page 22 of the book Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn. Do you see the little arrow pointing at a star? What is the complete name of the star? Email bluedorn @ triviumpursuit.com your answer to this question. Out of all the correct entries, we’ll pick five winners. Each will win […]

Hans Bluedorn — co-author of The Fallacy Detective — just released his new book

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Hello, this is Hans Bluedorn. The last two books I wrote were called The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox. They taught critical thinking skills to unsuspecting teenagers. This book is very different. If you read it, you will learn absolutely nothing about logical fallacies or the school subject called “logic.” This is a small […]

More books by William Pene Du Bois

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Do you enjoy reading The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Du Bois? Then try two of his other books. The Alligator Case The Horse in the Camel Suit

Some new favorite books

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Poodlena by E.B. McHenry The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement.

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Eric’s birthday is coming — do you think he’ll like this? Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself by Maxine Anderson Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement.

The Mushroom Fairy says you will like this book

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Bob, Son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement.

My new favorite children’s picture books

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Poodlena by E. B. McHenry Poodlena decides that it’s OK to get dirty once in a while. Violet asks Grammy to read Poodlena. The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler, illustrated by Jake Parker Dad will LOVE reading this book to the kids. Michael’s favorite book, too. Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. […]

The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds, illustrated by Paul Lantz Chapter 1 THE SPANISH GUN Edward watched intently as his father struggled into the blue uniform coat that he had had made when he was elected captain of the Guilderland militia. It was a fine thing, he thought, to have Captain Teunis Van Alstyne […]

This is how you can wean your child off of too much screen time

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain — Neuroimaging research shows excessive screen time damages the brain ‚ÄúTaken together, [studies show] internet addiction is associated with structural and functional changes in brain regions involving emotional processing, executive attention, decision […]

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