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14 Literary Settings Inspired by Real Places

At the end of a good book, don’t you just sometimes close the back cover, sigh, and think, “I wish I could be there.” Good news: in some cases, you can. While you’re probably never going to make it to Narnia or Hogwarts (I know – I’m disappointed, too) here are a handful of “fictional” [...]

At the Libraries: Insanely Creative Bookshelves

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment! Bookshelves can be so blah. After all, they all look the same. But not these bookshelves! Check out these amazing works of art, that can house [...]

The Beverly Cleary Quiz

Award-winning author Beverly Cleary gave us books about Ramona and the kids from Klickitat Street. In today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss, find out how much you remember from the books. I scored miserably because I read some of these so long ago, and others weren’t written until I was an adult. Link