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Ireadkidlit

Joined August 2018

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Advent Calendar
Baby Jesus
Caroling
Dasher
Elves
Fireplace
Gifts
Hot chocolate
Icicles
Jingle bells
Kerchief
Love
Myrrh
North Pole
O Holy Nighr
Presents
Queen Lucia (Swedish tradition, Queen of Light)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (and Reading! 📖)
Star of Bethlehem
Tinsel
Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Vacation
Wise Men
Xmas
Yuletide
Zoo lights
79 points?
#wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk @Clwojick

Bookwormjillk You got it +79 2h
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1. Snow! Walkin‘ in it, snowboardin‘, or just lookin‘ at it
2. Tagged—((Hidden Figures) Mathematician Katherine Johnson‘s autobiography, but with civil rights movement and historical references) my favorite book for YA. Audio is outstanding!
3. New fiction
4. @Julsmarshall @mermaidglow

@Eggs

Eggs Thank you for your thoughtful responses ❄️❤️❄️ 16h
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Okay now I‘m hungry 😋 I‘ll have one of each . . .

#wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk

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No offense, but reindeer are better than people. Sven told me so.

#wintergames #Ornamentscavengerhunt #elfies @Bookwormjillk

Bookwormjillk I love these! 1d
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I made this Baby Yoda snowflake (handmade ornament) from Anthony Herrera‘s website. He is a bonafide Kirigami genius, and has for years provided print and cut snowflake patterns of Star Wars characters and vehicles—from A New Hope to The Mandalorian. Sorry I‘m fangirling, but you should check it out! He also has Frozen and I think Guardians/Marvel.
#ornamentscavengerhunt #wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk @Julsmarshall do you need one Sis?

Ireadkidlit And duh, he also has amazing Harry Potter snowflake patterns (patterns are free!). And there‘s cool stuff to buy too of course—the site is www.anthonyherreradesigns.com 2d
Julsmarshall So amazing!!! 2d
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Frozen Anna's Icy Adventure | Disney Book Group
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One more post and then I need to get some work done!😄— selfie with a Disney decoration. #Wintergames #elfies #Selfiescavengerhunt @Bookwormjillk

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Winter Games | Tim Grundmann, Jim Jinkins
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Not sure if I answered correctly, so don‘t know points? What a brain bender! But I love puzzling. Puzzling is my favorite! 🧝‍♂️

#wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk @Clwojick

Bookwormjillk +31 they‘re good guesses so full credit (they upped the points) 3d
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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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1. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
2. Deck the Halls
3. It Came upon a Midnight Clear
4. The First Noel
5. The Little Town of Bethlehem
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
7. Silent Night
8. Frosty the Snowman
9. Jingle Bells
10. O Holy Night

This was so fun—and it woke my brain on a Monday, no easy task! 😄

#wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk @Clwojick

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The Precious Present | Spencer Johnson
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Book—The Precious Present
Book/Movie—Clear and Present Danger (w/Harrison Ford, swoon)
Song—Santa Baby

@JoScho #manicmonday

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It‘s a balmy 58 degrees today in our pocket of Colorado, so I shoveled the driveway and walk—and now don‘t I deserve an hour or two uninterrupted reading time?!
P.S. I‘ve got Christmas on my mind AND on my door!🎄💕 #elfies #selfiescavengerhunt @Bookwormjillk

Bookwormjillk +16 shoveling at 57 degrees???? Colorado weather is weird 4d
Ireadkidlit With back to back storms It had been too cold to melt the packed down stuff before, so I took advantage of the heat wave. Normally the snow here is short-lived. But yes, the weather is totally weird. 4d
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Santa's Little Helper | Angela McAllister
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Just back from the Post Office~sent #JolabokaflodSwap out, and first few #wintergames notes for those #elfies 😃 Thanks @MaleficentBookDragon for organizing jolabokaflod!

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Santa's Little Helper | Angela McAllister
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Wrapping a book for my #JolabokaflodSwap friend while listening to Apple Music classic Christmas channel, and sippin‘ black tea with milk. I‘m feeling like a bonafide #elfies! #selfiescavengerhunt @Bookwormjillk

Bookwormjillk +16 (edited) 5d
ShelleyBooksie Beautiful paper 5d
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Dora and the Winter Games | Martha T. Ottersley
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Not the most points, but lots. Wish that audio and ebook check outs had been worth points, I‘d have been a contender😄. Fun game, and goes to show how reliant we are on our phones, even for fun stuff.
#Wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk @Clwojick

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Blue Light Project | Timothy Taylor
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I have not actually read this book—just grubbing for points for team #elfies for #wintergames. Can you put us down for a mama/daughter blue lights pic for #selfiescavengerhunt? Thank you!

@Clwojick @Bookwormjillk

Clwojick Lovely! 1w
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Where the Wild Things Are | Maurice Sendak
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My son works at a movie theatre, and gets free tickets each week. Warms this mama‘s heart when he invites me. “[I could eat him up—I love him so!]”
We both loved “Knives Out” last night. But it was the trailer for Little Women that got me LIT-erally motivated —gonna have to reread the book before the film releases for sure. Have you seen the cast?!

#selfiescavengerhunt #wintergames #elfies

Clwojick Sounds like a great night. ♥️ 1w
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Dear Evan Hansen
Bambi
Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

#manicmonday #joscho

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A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens
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(TBH, eating cookies is not only allowed but expected when baking cookies at our house)

@Bookwormjillk #wintergames #elfies

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Becoming | Michelle Obama
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1–60 (best guess from my bookshelves and Libby)
2–didn‘t have a goal—moved this year—will in 2020.
3–Becoming by Michelle Obama. Super inspiring!
4–Snow: forces me outside to snowboard and forces me inside to read 📚😊

#wintergames #elfies @Bookwormjillk

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Our sister (my literal sister, and your Litsy sister), @Julsmarshall , has a huge event—which she planned—happening this week! It is going to be amazing, just like she is! Will you join me in sending her support and love?

LibrarianRyan Yeahhh. You can do it (said in that annoying Rick Schnyder voice)! 3w
wanderinglynn @Julsmarshall Way to go! 💜🙌🏻💜 3w
Soubhiville @Julsmarshall Very best wishes!!! 3w
Julsmarshall Awww! I am so blessed to have such a sweet sister in @Ireadkidlit and supportive Listsy sisters @wanderinglynn and @Soubhiville too! Thanks guys! Dallas won‘t know what hit it when I get together with 5,000 of Texas‘ most amazing science teachers to celebrate exploration and learning 😄 3w
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Happy Mondays | Simon Spence
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Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie-A. Bradley (❤️)
Stand by Me (book/movie, pie eating contest)-S. King
Cherry Pie-Marvin and Johnny, or Warrant!
#manicmonday
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Song of the Lark | Willa Cather
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This darling shop is everything my sister says it is! All manner of books and gifts, though the children‘s section is the sweetest. Our mom—aka the one who raised us rabid readers—was with us. I had a bad case of the “wants.” It‘s probably good that it‘s 900 miles away for me.

Soubhiville I live so close to Georgetown and I‘ve never heard of this place! I‘ll have to look it up! 1mo
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Beansy Boo Jones, who looked like a cat but loved like a dog; who was always ready to cuddle while you read; who was the sweetest part of our family, went to her eternal rest today. Miss you pretty Beans~

Soubhiville 😢 I‘m so sorry. 2mo
Hufflepuffle I‘m so sorry for your loss ❤️ 2mo
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Ethan Frome | Edith Wharton
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Part 2/2
Lucy the dog, smug and snug (on my right foot) on the rug, periodically making direct eye contact with her sad, footless sister dog. Her look says, “I snooze, you lose.”

Julsmarshall Foot fights! 6mo
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Ethan Frome | Edith Wharton
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“My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet.” Edith Wharton

These two chuckleheads—when we get back from walkies, they each drink about a gallon of water (parched because they‘ve been pulling for the entirety of the walkie) but then they want to nap on my feet as I watch the news. They passively/aggressively jockey for the right foot—I don‘t know why. Roxyann, the black dog, is pouting now, away from us, because she got the bad foot.

Julsmarshall Precious pups! 6mo
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“There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.”

Julsmarshall True statement! 6mo
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Happy Birthday to one of the greatest artists—nay, humans—of our time. Your writing, your voice, your lessons and your philanthropy are truly inspiring 💕

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The Mueller Report: The Final Report of the Special Counsel into Donald Trump, Russia, and Collusion | Alan Dershowitz, Robert S. Mueller, Special Counsel's Office U.S. Department of Justice
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The Sun Also Rises-E. Hemingway
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind-C. Kaufman
Here Comes the Sun-G. Harrison

Thanks Jody, this was fun to think about on an overcast Denver morning!

JoScho Thanks for playing 💙🌞💙 6mo
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Born a Crime | Trevor Noah
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Trevor Noah (like we didn‘t know), is a genius. His delivery, lightning wit, and spot-on accents are rare, but not unheard of in comedy. He‘s also a uniquely gifted writer.
With this book you‘ll pee-laugh, think more critically, and be moved/changed by his memoir of a South African childhood. THAT‘s a special gift (and why I had a dish towel, not a tissue, on hand).
Please read before the film releases—it‘ll actually make you a better human 💕

Julsmarshall This book will absolutely make you a better person! 7mo
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“Happy Birthday to You” indeed, Theodor Seuss Geisel! You were my first favorite author, and along with my big sis— @Julsmarshall —a major reason I wanted to read, learn and know, and have dreamt of wonderful places to go.

Julsmarshall I can‘t wait for our next sister trip!! 9mo
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@JenlovesJT47 @Julsmarshall
1. Pyjamas on Christmas Eve, anything else in Christmas
2. Ebenezer Scrooge at home, Grinch at the library
3. Reindeer
4. Sugar cookies
5. Any Wednesday takers? 😃

JenlovesJT47 💚❤️💚 12mo
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Ah SF, who knew you had my favorite reading spot right here (like ever—of my whole long life)?
17th floor, cushy cushions, window open bc someone is playing really beautiful classical music on a trumpet down on Market. Wonder how long I could hide here before I was found & forcibly removed?

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Some ‘self-managers‘ coloring part of my library fall mural, featuring none other than Pete the cat. Littens, these students are seriously awesome! Funny, dear, intelligent, and wonderful readers. Every bit as groovy and cool as Pete 😊.

Julsmarshall Love it! 1y
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Completely cleared the reshelving cart (this almost never happens), even though it was a super busy day. So tonight I‘m ordering pizza for the kids, reading a book actually written for adults, and having a glass of the GOOD wine.

Julsmarshall You deserve it! 😘 1y
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This fuzz-bottomed nugget of love, Roxy Ann, would be a reader if she could, I know it. Recently she decided she won‘t let me sit/lie down anywhere with a book in hand without her; in fact, if I want to read alone, it has to be behind closed doors. This morning she‘s distracted by, and whining at, hummingbirds, making my book a bit harder to follow. @Julsmarshall you know how it is with the biga** cuddler dogs.

Slajaunie Beautiful picture! 1y
Julsmarshall I ❤️❤️❤️ the biga** cuddlers! 1y
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Pete the Cat and the New Guy | James Dean, Kimberly Dean
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“Pete said, don‘t be sad, don‘t be blue. There is something everyone can do!”
I was helping a student read this today, and at the end he threw his head back and said, “I wish Pete the Cat was MY best friend! He would be nice to me EVERY day....not like Savannah.” These kids slay me 😄

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#hellothursday @wanderinglynn
1) lions
2) gryphon
3) snakes—full blown case of ophidiophobia
4) otter
5) dolphin! 💕🐬

wanderinglynn Thanks for playing! 😀 1y
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Behold the Dreamers | Imbolo Mbue
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Really liked it and felt such a connection to Neni and her family, but my heart has some bruises. Taken in the context of immigration today, it was heart wrenching. Which one next O Captain my Captain @Julsmarshall ?

Julsmarshall Sweetness, right? Sorry I‘ve been mia. New job=butt kicking. 1y
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@Julsmarshall Hey Jules! Learned something from the Beatles Channel (xm Sirius), and I thought of you.
Paul McCartney‘s masterpiece “Hey Jude” was originally “Hey Jules.” Did you know that?! He wrote it for Julian Lennon when his parents split up.
Then, as I listened, I thought I heard one spot where he (intentionally or not) actually sang Jules? Anyhow, one of the great ballads of all time was nearly Jules—but you still have “Michelle.” 😊

Julsmarshall 😂😂 1y
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Bargain for Frances | Russell Hoban
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I was so happy to get back in my (K-6th) library, but so far have only gotten to play technician: setting-, fixing-, and cleaning up computers. Bleh. This less fun side of the job nearly broke my brain along with my fingernails. Bring on the books and kids!
At least I have a 70 lb. Dobey-Shepherd lapdog who will let me read—kind of.
#readintime #gottafinish #toomuchdogforonelap

LibrarianRyan Ahhhh 1y
Julsmarshall I ❤️❤️❤️ that baby! 1y
rather_be_reading welcome to litsy!! 📚🎉📚 @LitsyWelcomeWagon 1y
RaimeyGallant Welcome! 1y
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The Little Red Fort | Brenda Maier
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1. Cinderella
2. Cruella DeVille (gives me chills to this day!)
3. Tangled
4. I‘m new, are you? I‘m tagging you...
@JenlovesJT47 #tuesdaytidbits

JenlovesJT47 💚💚💚 1y
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1. “To love another person is to see the face of God.” ~Victor Hugo (Les Mis)
2. “You know, sometimes I amaze even myself...” ~Han Solo (IV)
3. Statistics or statistical (comes out sta-stic-tics or sta-stick-tickle)
4. @Linsy

Kayla.Adriena I love Han Solo! "Never tell me the odds" 1y
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Not Quite Narwhal | Jessie Sima
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Most are for the library, but I‘ve been wanting to read Mindy‘s book. My sweet sis #julsmarshall set me up with lots of other TBRs. #happysisday #bdayhaul #dontbugmeimreading

Julsmarshall I ❤️❤️❤️ this book @Ireadkidlit ! #happysistersday 1y
SamanthaMarie So fun!!! Happy Birthday and welcome again to Litsy. Hope you love it here. :) 1y
JackieSmith Not Quite Narwhal is a great read-aloud! 1y
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When it‘s a Barnes & Noble Educator discount weekend, you‘re a school librarian (missing your students), it‘s your birthday, AND you have a BN gift card...Who am I to blow against the wind?

BarbaraJean Woohoo!! Welcome to Litsy and Happy Birthday!🎂📚🎉 1y
rather_be_reading 😂😂 1y
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