Summary: Natalie and Alphonse can't wait until Natalie learns how to read. Then they'll have all the stories they could ever want. But what happens when reading isn't as easy as they thought it would be?
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019
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Summary: "Natalie and Alphonse REALLY like books. Picture books with Dad, scary stories with Mom, and especially stories they remember or make up themselves. So when it’s time for Natalie to learn to read, she thinks it will be exciting — she can have all the stories in the world now, and even read them to Alphonse. But when Natalie gets her first reading book, the letters look like squiggles and it...
Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018
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Summary: Introducing a deeply funny, charismatic new voice: an entertaining memoir of a family haunted by its own myths and its obsessive idolization of the literary life. Jeanne Darst was born the youngest of four daughters in an old, celebrated family long past its glory days. For the early part of her life, the family survived on the memory of past generations' grandeur, and the romantic belief that...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA, Inc. 2011