Author Archives: Karin Fisher-Golton

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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Hey, Doodle, Doodle

Here’s a doodle ditty for Poetry Friday: Hey, Doodle, Doodle Hey, doodle, doodle, the sauce and the noodle, The wolf howled up with a tune, The little fish splashed to applaud such sound, And the fork rode away by balloon. … Continue reading

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Love Family: MCBD Book Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day! I am thrilled to be involved in this event—now in its fifth year and, very happily for this world, growing each year. It’s so important for children to be able to see themselves in books. … Continue reading

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Milkweed Life

Last I posted here I had a newly planted butterfly garden. It grew faster than I imagined, including the milkweed, planted because it is the favorite food of monarch butterfly caterpillars. One appeared in July, but I never saw it … Continue reading

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Butterfly Cap Found

This morning I found a hat with sentimental value that had been lost for over a year. I had been in my coat closet getting a hat to wear on a walk.  I thought of the butterfly cap and another … Continue reading

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Mama and Papa Have a Store: MCBD Review

Happy Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD)! January 27 has been designated as a day to celebrate and be aware of books by and about a diversity of people. It is so important for kids to see themselves in books and … Continue reading

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