Long John

As I was waiting, a man came out of a side room, and at a glance I was sure he must be Long John. His left leg was cut off close by the hip, and under the left shoulder he carried a crutch, which he managed with wonderful dexterity, hopping about upon it like a bird. He was very tall and strong, with a face as big as a ham—plain and pale, but intelligent and smiling. Indeed, he seemed in the most cheerful spirits, whistling as he moved about among the tables, with a merry word or a slap on the shoulder for the more favoured of his guests.

Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson
Stevenson, Robert Louis - Treasure Island

#amreading Adventures with Pirates

Finding Serendipity – Tuesday discovers a way into the world of writers and faces off against the villain of her mother’s creation.
How to Train Your Dragon 2: How to Be a Pirate – Hiccup’s lessons in piracy come to a halt when the class comes upon a stranger searching for his stolen treasure.
Baker’s Magic – Bee’s magical gift places her in the position to help an orphaned princess escape from her cruel guardian.

What are you reading?

#MGCarousel – September 2018

Middle Grade Carousel is a series of monthly challenges for lovers and readers of middle grade books. Our theme for September is…

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Arrrr is for Reading

Ahoy, bookish landlubbers! Are ye prepared for adventure on the seven seas? Chasing down maritime monsters? Hunting for buried treasure? Then come aboard!

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Top 15: Orange Pokemon

We Kinde ladies love to collect things, so it makes perfect sense (to us, at least) that our favorite video game is Pokemon.

For our theme this month at #MGCarousel, we collected just a few of our favorite Pokemon who come in various shades of orange. Have you caught ’em all?

 

15. Mothim

This Bug/Flying type Pokemon only evolves from a male Burmy, which makes it a bit of a tough critter to collect. This lovely orange-and-tan moth is well worth the hours of battling those pesky little bundles, though.

15. Mothim

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