Author Archives: Karin Fisher-Golton

Progressive Poem/National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month! I’ve admired the progressive poem tradition as a reader for many years. I’m pleased that I was at the right blog at the right time this year to get to sign up and participate. Before I … Continue reading

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Happy Twosday!

As a lifelong fan of number patterns, I have been looking forward to this day for quite a while. Yes, I even took a screen shot on my phone at 2:22. If I could have done something about that battery … Continue reading

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One Whole Me: MCBD Book Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) 2022!! For this year’s MCBD, I was delighted to receive a copy of One Whole Me: A Book about Being Bicultural written by Dia Mixon and illustrated by Natalia Jiménez Osorio. A big, warm … Continue reading

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Boy from Buchenwald: Holocaust Remembrance Day Book Review

One of the books I’ve read in the past year that has stuck with me most is Boy from Buchenwald: The True Story of a Holocaust Survivor by Robbie Waisman with Susan McClelland. This first-person account from an eighty-nine-year-old (at … Continue reading

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The Generous Fish: MCBD Book Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021! Celebrating books that allow children to read their world—to see themselves in books and to see the rich human diversity of this planet we share—is a good way to start any year, and especially … Continue reading

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That Little Girl

A woman about my age who grew up in my hometown got chosen to be the Democratic nominee for vice president of the United States of America this week. Kamala Harris wasn’t my top choice for vice presidential candidate (though … Continue reading

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Gratitude during the Pandemic

(This post is identical to one I posted earlier today on my book’s blog, OurAmazingDays.com.) I hope this post finds you and those close to you well. Whatever you are facing, may you also find what gives you peace and … Continue reading

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Lily and the Great Quake: MCBD Book Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day! I am grateful for a world of books reflecting children’s diverse experiences and histories. I hope you will join me in reading many of them throughout the year and celebrating them today. This year Capstone … Continue reading

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It Rained Warm Bread: Holocaust Remembrance Day Book Review

Today is the United-Nations-designated Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. As part of my remembrance, I want to spread the word about the impactful It Rained Warm Bread, a novel in … Continue reading

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God’s Dream: MCBD Book Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day!—the day when we celebrate and highlight books that reflect our diverse world. Check the end of this review for more about Multicultural Children’s Book Day including free resources for educators. This year I was thrilled … Continue reading

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