Beverly Cleary? Yes please! Ramona Quimby, Ellen Tebbits, Henry Huggins, Ralph S. Mouse, Otis Spofford, and so many more. Raise your hand if you read one of these gems while you were growing up! I know I read more than one of them! Now I have the pleasure of reading them with my daughter.
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Today is Leif Erikson Day! Leif Erikson was an 11th century Norse explorer. It is actually believed that the Vikings, Leif Erikson, were the first to land on the continent of North America. I thought this would be a perfect day to do a small lesson on Vikings. Continue reading →