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Articles by this author:

  • Plan ahead and be wise, or you might be the one getting SQUASHED.

  • The Beaumont family is nothing close to a normal family.

  • "I had a choice--remain silent and be killed, or be killed for speaking up!" Malala Yousafzai told an audience of thousands of people at the Bellco Theater on Wednesday, June 24.

  • Have you ever imagined the characters in your favorite books coming to life? That thought never crossed 12 year old Billy's mind, until one strange summer.

  • While separated for summer vacation, something changes for best friends, Sylvie and Miranda.

  • From mistreated African orphan to worldwide ballerina phenom...

  • Bringing Down the Mouse by Ben Mezrich is a story where action meets math, physics, and a little bit of chemisty. 

  • From a stolen sweatshirt to a missing ring, Jasmine and Maddie by Christine Pakkala, is a mysterious book with events you don't see coming.

  • The first butterflies came the day after the funeral. 

  • Can you tell a girl butterfly from a boy butterfly? The experts at the Chatfield Botanic Gardens’ new butterfly habitat can teach us this and so much more. 

  • It all started one Monday morning in April when Mrs. Ramji made a special announcement. She was standing by her desk beside a girl I’ve never seen before. That girl wore sparkly clothes and a headband with a big bow. “We have a new student! This is Ainsley Biggs.” My teacher announced. 

  • Splendiferous, spindiddly, facto-fabulous. Word-collector Felicity Pickle and her younger sister Fannie Jo hope that Midnight Gulch is the final place to call home.

  • Did you know that the world’s shortest man is only 1ft 9.5 in. tall?  Hard to believe, but true.  This and 4,000 other officially amazing records can be found in the 2014 Guinness World Record Book, which is out and for sale at your local bookstore! 

  • Poppy Malone discovers something more amazing under the water than anything her family had been looking for up in the sky.  She discovers a mystical world of mermaids in Lake Travis, and she can’t stop thinking about it.