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Climbing Maryland mountains.

Okay, so “climbing a Kansas mountain” was metaphorical. We still thought it would be a good idea to climb a Maryland mountain this week. “The thing that makes a mountain is a high, quiet view,” the boy’s father says, and … Continue reading

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Molding Maryland mountains.

In Climbing Kansas Mountains, when the father suggests that they climb a Kansas mountain, the boy reminds him of the flour dough relief map of Kansas he made for a school project. (Really, imaginary teacher? A flat rectangle of dough … Continue reading

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Climbing Kansas Mountains.

Our Five in a Row book this week is Climbing Kansas Mountains, by George Shannon. A young boy’s father takes him to “climb a Kansas mountain,” going to the top of the enormous grain elevator where the father works. The … Continue reading

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