Daily Archives: October 17, 2015

Adventures Of Isabel By Ogden Nash

Isabel met an enormous bear, Isabel, Isabel, didn’t care; The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous, The bear’s big mouth was cruel and cavernous. The bear said, Isabel, glad to meet you, How do, Isabel, now I’ll eat you! … Continue reading

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Modern classics: 11 novels that belong in the classroom

Title: Modern classics: 11 novels that belong in the classroom Author: Jennifer Worick, Today Books Full Text & Source: http://www.today.com/id/48753802/ns/today-today_books/t/modern-classics-novels-belong-classroom/#.ViGMOi5wbv9 The Internet, Online, 17/10/2015 Sample Text: When we think of English lit classes, we usually think of Hawthorne, Melville, Austen, … Continue reading

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‘Poetry Speaks To Children’

Title: ‘Poetry Speaks To Children’ Author: NPR Full Text & Source: http://www.npr.org/2005/12/16/5058489/poetry-speaks-to-children The Internet, Online, 17/10/2015 Sample Text: If  you’re an adult, Poetry Speaks to Children may bring back memories of what it felt like to be little, when reading … Continue reading

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Ha… This Made Me Smile – Bedtime Stories!

Title: 15 Reasons to Date a Librarian Author: eHarmony Staff Full Text & Source: http://www.eharmony.com/dating-advice/date-ideas/15-reasons-to-date-a-librarian/#.ViGJNXKFPv8 The Internet, Online, 17/10/2015 Sample Text: Shh! Just because you shouldn’t ask loudly doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invite that cute librarian out for a drink. … Continue reading

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