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A Fresh Look at the Christmas Story

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson “Just suppose you had never heard the Christmas story, and didn’t know anything about it, and then somebody told it to you. What would you think?” Before I talk about the book, … Continue reading

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The Quaker Boy who became a Royal Painter

Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry This is a charming book about the real Quaker boy who became the royal painter to King George III. The story is set in mid-18th century in Pennsylvania. At this time, … Continue reading

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