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This Is Water by David Foster Wallace
“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
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The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
"A cute enough Halloween or bedtime story, made unique by the fact that the reason our vampire is awake is not because of all the noisy night creatures and monsters, but because vampires sleep in the day. Probably funniest on its first reading, but..." Read more of this review »
The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
"The wording is sparse in this cute Halloween picture book, but the illustrations are entertaining enough to keep a child's attention. Children do enjoy finding all the creepy creatures that flit about the pages of this book, and they are very prou..." Read more of this review »
The Sleepless Little Vampire by Richard Egielski
"It was okay, but I found it difficult to read aloud fluidly because of weird line breaks and my son was perpetually confused about the soft-shoeing bit. However, if he were rating it, he would give it 5 stars for certain; he slept with it last nig..." Read more of this review »
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Captain Sky Blue by Richard Egielski
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A book a day till Christmas...

December, 8, 2012

Scholastic Inc., Sep 1, 2010 - 40 pages
Fun and adventure from Caldecott Medal winner Richard Egielski

Jack's best toy pal is Captain Sky Blue, a pilot. Sky speaks in Pilot Talk ("Roger! Wilco!").

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