Our #MGCarousel reading challenge this month is all about SIBLINGS. If you’re looking for related reads, CJ and Elza have gathered 20 Middle Grade books that feature long-separated siblings, wicked step-sisters, brotherly love, and family feuds.Continue reading “#MGCarousel – 20 Middle Grade Books About Siblings”
Dad was in his recliner, reading another classic that you’d expect to find in the hands of a pipe-smoking professor, not a window-washer who looks tough in a tank top.
Kimchi and Calamari
Dad was sitting at the kitchen table, drinking lemonade and eating leftovers. “Want some calamari, Joseph?” he called.
“Thanks, but I prefer my squid straight from the sea to the frying pan.” Mom travels to Perth Amboy, New Jersey, just to get catch-of-the-day squid from the boats off the Raritan Bay, and you can tell. Her fried calamari is the perfect combination of gummy squid and light, crispy batter. But to me, seafood leftovers taste soggy. Mom says she’s turned me into a spoiled calamari connoisseur at an early age.
More foodie quotes and reviews to come. Because FOOD is May’s theme for #MGCarousel! Join in on the fun! Details here.