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Brooke Bundy—Octavia in The Hunger Games

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
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The Hunger Games opens nationwide today. Last year I was inspired to read and review The Hunger Games after discovering that a friend from my

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The Hunger Games—Fight for Survival in a Brutal Future

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
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The film, Hunger Games, starring Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence, opens in theaters and IMAX on March 23, 2012. This is Jocelyn Lucas Rosenberg’s review of

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Tinkatolli—Computer Play Even a Parent Can Love

Friday, November 11th, 2011
by on Living Around

As parents we struggle with our kids spending time online. Many parents dole out computer time just as we do TV time for a multitude

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Raising Readers

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
by on Reading Around

I have spent the lion’s share of my life with my nose in a book. I was the kid who never went anywhere without a

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meltdowns – Travelling With Kids

Sunday, July 24th, 2011
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Last week I took my six year old to Vancouver BC to visit my family. It was her first time flying and I wanted to

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No Need to Fear Arborio

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011
by on Dining Around

As a lover of food I have never bought into the fear of carbs. In fact, I have operated my own “no carb left behind’

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Mothers, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Hate Science

Sunday, June 26th, 2011
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We have all read with growing alarm the statistics about underachievement in science, especially for girls. So what do we do? Turn off the TV

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YA Literature – Beyond Harry Potter

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
by on Reading Around

Young-adult fiction or young adult literature (often abbreviated as YA) is fiction written for, published for, or marketed to adolescents and young adults, roughly ages

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