1. You’re probably the chosen one. Yeah, and your Hogwarts letter just got lost in the mail. 2. Around every corner is a crime just begging to be solved. I can’t be the only kid who skulked around my house with […]
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Fifty years (I repeat: a half century!) ago, the world was bestowed with Shel Silverstein’s literary wonder The Giving Tree. This slight, leaf-green volume has since become the perfect baby gift, a library mainstay, and a classroom cornerstone, because it […]
1. The family you are born into matters much less than the family you choose. 2. Despite what we were taught by When Harry Met Sally, men and women can be friends. 3. “Dumbledore says people find it far easier […]
28 years ago today, on November 18, 1985, we were introduced to Calvin & Hobbes and their inventive world, imagined by cartoonist Bill Watterson. And last Friday, a documentary film about the impact of the comic strip, Dear Mr. Watterson, […]
What’s the secret of success to Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series? Is it the side-splitting, overbite-laden illustrations? Is it the clumsy bravado of main character Greg Heffley, who makes everyone feel better about themselves? Or is it […]