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Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for September, 2018

Temple Grandin

September14

Dr. Temple Grandin is a professor at Colorado State University, and her specialty is the humane treatment of animal livestock. More importantly, she is internationally known for sharing her personal experiences with autism. Born in 1947, Temple clearly behaved very differently from other babies and young children. Because of little medical understanding of her condition […]

MCBA

September7

Once again, we will┬ábe promoting the nominees for the Massachusetts Children’s Book Awards (MACBA) during the 2018-2019 school year at DCD. Even though I’ve written about this program before, I would like to explain it to parents who have never had a fourth, fifth, or sixth grader before now.┬áThis voluntary reading incentive program has become […]


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