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I love to read.

Give the Gift of Highlights™ this Christmas

When I was growing up my Aunt Cindy bought me a subscription to Highlights™ Magazine. I loved that magazine for all the fun stories inside and also the Hidden Pictures®. There was also Goofus and Gallant, two kids who taught us about manners and more. Every time I was at a doctor’s office or dentist there was Highlights™ Magazine. It was everywhere and I enjoyed it very much. Now Highlights™ has branched out into educational workbooks for kids as well as a giant book of Secret Hidden Pictures® Puzzles. I was sent some of these for free to review with Andrew. This is what we thought.

We received the Highlights™ Big Fun Workbooks for First and Second Grades. Andrew is in First but he loves doing workbooks and he is quite smart so I figured that he could do the Second Grade level work. He can. He likes to be challenged and to figure things out. These workbooks have so many different parts to them and they are filled with the humor and wonder that Highlights™ has always been known for. I feel confident that Andrew is adding to his knowledge by using these workbooks. Here is more about the workbooks from the official Highlights™ description. Continue reading Give the Gift of Highlights™ this Christmas

Advanced Screenings in Boston and Hartford for MORTAL ENGINES

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines is a movie based on the first book of the same name by Philip Reeve. This one looks crazy cool with a real steampunk vibe. The action is insane with giant marauding cities on wheels gobbling up other smaller cities for resources. You can get an idea of the movie from the synopsis and trailer below.

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