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5 Back to School Feel Good Reads for the Entire Family

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Between Comic Con and the fall movie season kicking into high gear, we’ve been hearing about a lot of awesome new films lately. But one we’re especially excited about is the family film Wonder, based on the bestselling novel by R. J. Palacio. Just try to not get goosebumps from the touching trailer: The book tells the story of Auggie Pullman, a 10-year-old boy who was born with a facial anomaly. After being homeschooled all of his life, Auggie starts 5th grade at a new private school. The experience has far-reaching consequences – not just for Auggie, but for everyone in his orbit. At times, Wonder can be a tough read, forcing us to confront the anger and fear that often…

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Summer Reading: Books for Firefly Evenings

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that fireflies are one of the best things about summer. They’re the beautiful glowy harbingers of lazy evenings that you stay outside to watch, even if the mosquitoes are getting at your ankles.    So, as summer dwindles down, let’s take a moment to appreciate one of nature’s most hypnotizing and lovely creatures! Well, actually, we’ll need more than a few moments, because we’ve picked out the perfect firefly-themed books for you to read during summer evenings before the season ends. Firefly Summer, Nan Rossiter (Kensington, July 26, 2016) This moving novel of love and loss is a really contemplative read that’s perfect for peaceful summer evenings. It tells the story of the four…

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