Amber Benton

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A Wrinkle in Time

• <b>Author:</b> Madeleine L'Engle<p>It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.<p>"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I …

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

<i>"This is the story of a five-year sojourn that I and my family made on the Greek island of Corfu. It was originally intended to be a mildly nostalgic</i> …

Thank you, Mr. Zinsser

Long, long ago, say about 20 years ago, there was a little boy with a big imagination and a lot of stories in his head. His fingers could not keep up …

Random Jottings

Well, what can I say about the Little White Horse except to say I love love love love it. I read it when I was about fifteen when I discovered a copy …

The Redwall Books in Chronological Order

Here are the <i>Redwall</i> books in chronological order, for those of you who are interested: <br>The order of the books is based on the Prologues and</i> …

Redwall!

Today I received the sad news that Brian Jacques, the author of the Redwall Series, passed away. He died of a heart attack at the age of 71, Saturday …

Redwall Ep. 1 - "Cluny The Scourge Part One" Part 1

With Audubon's Help, Beat-Up Kid Is 'Okay For Now'

Fourteen-year-old Doug Swieteck seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. He has just moved to a new town, where he doesn't have any friends, and where his teachers — and the police — think of him as nothing more than a "skinny thug."<p>So it's easy to understand why Doug, the protagonist of …

Lonely Planet Guide Saves Lives of Three Boys

“I got out because of the book,” Gonsalves told his local paper, the <i>Port Douglas and Mossman Gazette</i>, recalling what happened after he found himself …

A Nest for Celeste « Book-A-Day Almanac

A FEW OTHER EVENTS FOR<br>FEBRUARY 11:<p>Happy birthday Jane Yolen (<i>Owl Moon</i>), Toshi Maruki (<i>Hiroshima No Pika</i>), and Holly Keller (<i>Farfallina & Marcel</i>).<br>• It’s …

La Casa Giocosa

A Children's Reading List by Jerram Barrs