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Book Series Protagonists Face-Off: Boy vs Girl

by First Mate Keira April 14, 2014
Book Series Protagonists Face-Off: Boy vs Girl

by First Mate Keira When it comes to reading book series everybody has an opinion on the different aspects of the story. Some readers prefer third over first person writing and others the exact opposite. Some prefer boy protagonists over girl protagonists. It’s all a question of taste. A while ago when I was in […]

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #23: Has Harry Potter Ever Read a Book about Himself?

by First Mate Keira April 12, 2014
 Unanswered Harry Potter Question #23: Has Harry Potter Ever Read a Book about Himself?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #23: Has Harry Potter ever read a book about himself? (This article is humorous, not factual.) In my research on Harry Potter I’ve come across a rather interesting diary fragment belonging to a wizard in the mental ward of St. Mungo’s among the unfinished draft of a PennDragon biography on the […]

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30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 3

by First Mate Keira April 10, 2014
30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 3

Continuing on from last time’s 30 Books Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2, today’s list also features books recommended for boys by boys (and grown-up boys). Dark Tower Series – The seven books that make up Stephen King’s Dark Tower Series follow a Gunslinger on his quest toward a physical and figurative tower. […]

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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What Type of Shoes Does Voldemort Wear?

by First Mate Keira April 8, 2014
Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What Type of Shoes Does Voldemort Wear?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #2: What type of shoes does Voldemort wear? (This article is humorous, not factual.) I’ve unearthed in a 1995 Quibbler article with the answer to this question. As the scan of it may be hard to read I have transcribed and pasted it below for your convenience. HE-WHO-MUST-NOT-BE-NAMED’S SECRET SHOE STASH […]

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7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by CaptainYarr April 3, 2014
7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr A lot of kids I know don’t like to read. They say “why should I read? It’s just a waste of time!” I firmly believe kids should read and not just because I like to do so. Here are my top 7 reasons why kids should read. 1. Kids should read […]

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Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira March 29, 2014
Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira The diplomatic response to this question is yes and no. I have no way of knowing what fandom your child is reading in or what stories they’re finding. And the scary thing might be that neither do you. The question then is what to do and to examine how you feel […]

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