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More Secrets of the World.

In All Those Secrets of the World, people’s reactions tend to be reported rather than explained. That makes it a good book to practice drawing inferences. (Most children’s books are helpfully explicit about motivations.) For example, just after Janie’s father … Continue reading

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Ships in the distance.

In All Those Secrets of the World, young Jane Yolen is perturbed when her cousin tells her that the tiny specks on the horizon are ships. She knows that ships are huge, like the one that took her father off … Continue reading

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All Those Secrets of the World

This week we’re studying All Those Secrets of the World, by Jane Yolen. It’s an autobiographical story describing the experience of having her father go away to fight in World War II when she was four years old. It’s a … Continue reading

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