Terri Schlichenmeyer

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Book Review: Surviving the Hindenburg

Your list of chores is a long one. Every morning, you have to make your bed, and straighten up. You help with dishes, help keep the house clean, pitch in with outside work, maybe even cook and bring in firewood. And that’s not even counting your weekend chores. You’d like to believe...

Book Review: The Mighty Miss Malone

Your parents always have your best interests in mind. That’s sometimes hard to believe – especially when they say you can’t do something you want to do. They want what’s right for you, which is hard to accept when you’re grounded. They want you to have a perfect life, which...

Book Review: Luz Sees the Light

Once upon a time, you were afraid of the dark. There were monsters in the closet and bogeymen beneath the bed, and nobody could see them except you. You were sure that if you put your foot on the floor, you might get eaten. And then you grew up. These days, you’re...

Book Review: Just as Good – How Larry Doby Changed America’s Game

Everybody loves being first. You know how great it is to be the kid at the head of the line.  You like being first to speak up, first to finish your assignments, and it’s even fun to be the first kid on the playground or ball field because you get...

Book Review: Cinder

Once upon a time, you loved fairy tales. Once upon a time, you loved princes and princesses, gnomes, and castles with moats and dragons.  There was magic in a fairy tale, there were monsters and evil queens, and you had to use your imagination to see it all. Then you grew...