Tag: Sara Pennypacker

  • Pax by Sara Pennypacker Novel Study

    Pax by Sara Pennypacker Novel Study

    Pax is a middle grade novel by Sara Pennypacker about a boy and a fox who embark upon a mythic journey to reunite after Pax is abandoned in the woods. Structurally, Pax is the middle grade equivalent of Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier.

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  • How Children’s Books Teach Kids To Despise Clever Girls

    Lately I’ve been reading chapter books with my 8-year-old daughter. We’ve been reading realistic comedy dramas from various American eras, from Ramona Quimby to Junie B. Jones to Judy Moody to Clementine. We’re just starting to (re)delve into the work of Judy Blume. We’ve also read similar books produced locally such as Philomena Wonderpen by Ian Bone, Billy B. Brown by…

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