Book Review: Great Games by Matthew Toone

Great Games: 175 Games & Activities for Families, Groups & Children By Matthew Toone All Ages ISBN: 9780979834554 Great Games is a brand new book and an excellent resource for together time! Low-cost, easy-to-implement games are grouped into indoor and outdoor family and group games, and indoor and outdoor children’s games. Games like “Fo Shizzle […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Reviews, Children, Dianne de Las Casas, Stories, Storyteller, Storytelling

Book Review: The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo; Monday, September 14, 2009

The Magician’s Elephant By Kate DiCamillo Middle Grade Novel Ages 9-12 ISBN: 9780763644109 From beloved Newbery author Kate Dicamillo comes a moving story about unexpected magic, the power of dreams, and importance of family. Peter can hardly believe it when a fortuneteller tells him that yes, his sister is alive and that the elephant will […] Read More

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Book Review: Dessert First by Hallie Durand

Dessert First By Hallie Durand Chapter Book Ages 7-10 ISBN: 9781416963851 Dessert is an intrepid girl from a quirky restaurant-owning family. For one thing, their restaurant has an Eiffel fondue tower! She is a child with flair (she writes her name with a cherry at the end), she has a dog named Chunky, and she […] Read More

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Book Review: The Secret World of Walter Anderson by Hester Bass

The Secret World of Walter Anderson By Hester Bass Illustrated by E.B. Lewis Non-Fiction Picture Book ISBN: 9780763635831 Walter Anderson (1903-1965) was one of the most famous American artists no one ever knew about. This prolific artist from the Mississippi Gulf Coast often spent weeks at a time on Horn Island by himself, rowing the […] Read More

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Welcome to the Story Connection Blog!

Friends: This is my first blog post on my very own blog. I am very excited about having a blog on my website. Here, I will provide you with information about my products, tours, and travels. I will also provide articles, useful information, together time activities, book reviews, crafts and more. I may also ramble […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Reviews, Crafts, General, Recipes, Stories, Storytelling, Storytelling Tours, Travel