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Power of Fiction
Phil, Queen's Square | July 1, 2019
If fiction is going to have any power at all, at some point we need to discuss the way fiction can convincingly get inside the head of a character, to transport you to a different place, a new way of seeing, and another’s point of view. Two novels by John Boyne and Sayaka Murata share sociopaths as their primary characters. Boyne’s A Ladder to the Sky spends most of its time telling the story of writer Maurice Swift from the perspective of the... Read More»

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Lizzy Clemens Mill
Michelle at Clemens Mill | July 22, 2019
The 2019 TD summer reading club is in full swing! We're not even half way through our Summer Reading Club adventure and here at Clemens Mill, things... Read More»
alphabet letters
Jan at Queen's Square | July 22, 2019
Recognizing letters of the alphabet and the sounds the letters make is a necessary skill for reading. Try to practice a little bit every day. How?... Read More»
Katrina STEAMbox
Lauren at the Old Post Office | July 19, 2019
Katrina, age seven, had an electrifying time with the Voltageous STEAMbox. This box is themed around the science behind electricity, and features a... Read More»

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