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Good Taste in YA Literature

Not long ago, I read an article by Wall Street Journal children’s books reviewer Meghan Cox Gurdon entitled “The Case For Good Taste in Children’s Books“. In this article, Mrs. Gurdon tells of a disturbing trend: ¬†more and more, books classified in the Young Adult category, targeting readers between the ages of 12 and 18, […]

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Recently, as I studied the material for my next Sunday School lesson, I was pricked in my heart about my lack of journaling. Growing up, I was always encouraged to keep a journal.¬† After all, as President Spencer W. Kimball said when I was very young, Get a notebook, a journal that will last through […]

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