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Peggy Beck, Book Reviewer

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Henry David's House

by Peggy Beck

One hundred fifty-seven years ago, the author began his celebrated experiment in Concord, Massachusetts. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not... Read More

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Carrot in My Pocket

by Peggy Beck

“I had a carrot in my pocket. Oh no! Now it’s gone. / I had a carrot in my pocket. Who ate it? C’mon!” This book takes readers on a journey with a young boy as he retraces his steps on the farm, recalling where he has been and... Read More

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Chelsea's New Home

by Peggy Beck

Chelsea Fish wants more in life than an artificial pond in the window of a flower store called The Magic Garden. Her friends refuse to join her as she “follows [her] heart’s dream to roam.” With a little suspension of disbelief,... Read More

Book Review

Anna's Goat

by Peggy Beck

“Far, far away across the plains and over the mountains in a cold, dark country, Anna was born.” Mother, Father, and sister Wanda “almost forgot the war that had driven them so far from home.” So begins Janice Kulyk Keefer’s... Read More

Book Review

A Movie in My Pillow

by Peggy Beck

In this collection of children’s bilingual poems, the author establishes the central image of the title in a brief poem preceding the title page: “Daddy Daddy know what? / Last night I saw a movie / in my pillow (una película en... Read More

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