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Kiss the Cow

by Judi Oswald

Annalisa was a very curious, and a very stubborn little girl. Each day as her mother, Mama May, went to milk her magic cow, Annalisa would follow her. The cow’s milk was used to feed all of Mama May’s children. Mama May would sing a... Read More

Book Review

Cajun Night After Christmans

by Judi Oswald

Twas the night after Christmas an’ poor ole Boudreau, His wife she dun spent mor’ money den he know. Boudreau couldn’t take it anymore. His children were loudly playing with their Christmas toys, his head was hurting, and he wanted... Read More

Book Review

Wagons Ho!

by Judi Oswald

I think about what Pa said. About how Americans like to find new places, try new things. Lisa and her family decide to move from Illinois to Oregon. The year is 1849 and they must go by wagon train. Lisa’s father sells the family home... Read More

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Take Me With You

by Judi Oswald

“Yankee go home, and take me with you,” read the bumper sticker fastened to a smoking jeepney chugging down one of the soot-laden streets of Manila. Third World-trotter Newsham believed that few people would turndown a free ticket to... Read More

Book Review

Ballerina's Don't Wear Glasses

by Judi Oswald

Ben wished he could trade in his sister, Allison, for a happy-go-lucky puppy! While Ben and his friends were having a snowball fight after school, Allison showed up in the middle of it. When his friends made fun of Allison for being in... Read More

Book Review

Little Gold Star

by Judi Oswald

With a gold star, a donkey’s ear and a cow’s horn, Hayes has written an English/Spanish version of a well-loved fairytale. Arcía convinces her widowed father to marry their next door neighbor, a widowed mother of two daughters. He... Read More

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