What I’ve Been Reading Lately

Some fiction and some nonfiction, both with strong female characters. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly This book tells an amazing story that deserves a place in history, but reading it isn't nearly as much fun as watching the movie.  I'm disappointed to realize that a lot of the most pleasing moments in the movie … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading Lately

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Little House on the Prairie: Too racist for children?

I love the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder and have treasured the experience of sharing them with my children.  Little House on the Prairie was the first chapter book that interested Nicholas enough for me to read it to him.  His sister Lydia's first chapter book was Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of … Continue reading Little House on the Prairie: Too racist for children?