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Collection by Alma Abdagić

Alma Abdagić
Save your crib mattress to create a reading nook - gotta remember to do this.

Save your crib mattress to create a reading nook

As my kids have grown, we've been lucky to always have someone who was in need of the mattresses and bed frames they were leaving behind. (In fact, just last month, our old toddler beds were picked up by a couple who was adopting FIVE children!)Â If that wasn't the case, however, I think holding on to the crib mattress to use for a reading nook is a brilliant move.

This is good, probably to elementary for secondary English.  My assigned teacher has each of her students a binder that they put stuff like this in.  I really like this idea.

Openings and Closing Statements

Do you need some help with opening and closing statements for writing? I have a list of ideas that will help any student begin their writing or end it with a bang! Opening and closing statements can either make or break the student's final piece of writing. Does their opening statement hook readers? Or does their ending leave the reader hanging? Years ago, I met with a group of teachers to create a list of ideas and examples for opening and closing statements. The list below is what we came…

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Writing Tips (Infographic)

J.R.R. Tolkien's Writing Tips (Infographic)

“Criticism – however valid or intellectually engaging – tends to get in the way of a writer who has anything personal to say. A tightrope walker may require practice, but if he starts a theory…


Read Journal Page

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Book and elephant...

Kids reading room wall artReading nook posterelephant | Etsy

Please visit my shop at: Kids Personalized Wall Art Prints, Wall Decals, Children Room Decor, Baby Girl & Boy Nursery Art, Personalized Door Signs and more! Available in a variety of different colors and styles, this personalized art will look fantastic anywhere!

Tráiler de "La ladrona de libros". Información, sinópsis y ficha técnica de la película

Cartelera de cine Tráiler de La ladrona de libros. Información, sinópsis y ficha técnica de la película

Basada en el gran éxito de ventas y apreciada novela homónima, LA LADRONA DE LIBROS narra la inspiradora historia de una animosa y valerosa jovencita llamada Liesel, que transforma las vidas de todas las personas de su entorno cuando la envían a vivir con una familia de acogida en la Alemania de la II Guerra Mundial. Para Liesel, el poder de las palabras y de la imaginación se convierte en una forma de escapar –e incluso de encontrar placer– de los tumultuosos eventos que la rodean, tanto a…

girl reading under the covers with flashlight - BOOKS - ILLUSTRATIONS This is SO me! Did this all the time growing up!

"literature is my utopia." - helen keller

a lover of books, reading, words, stories, and other forms of lit-related geekery. reality sucks, and books always take me to a better place. "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." - Jorge Luis Borges...

"You understand," she said, "why I can't go with you. But I will meet you here every night." And that's exactly what she did until she was an old woman and he was a very old bear. "Affection" by Albitar.

Windy Poplars Room

thebeldam: “ Affection by *ALBITAR ”

Jane Austen

Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens- I've read many versions of this book. I'd like to read the real one.

Fairy Wings - Dennis Nolan

Illustration for Fairy Wings by Lauren Mills and Dennis Nolan

Lauren A. Mills has won national acclaim in her recent debut as a sculptor and earlier for her career as a book author and illustrator. T...

read to me

IsabeL HojaS

Isabel Hojas nació en Santiago el año 1977, ciudad en donde reside actualmente. Regresó como Licenciada en Artes Plásticas de ...

Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès (Belgean: 1880-1958) – Reading a Book

Reading A Book by Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès

Reading A Book By Adrien Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès Signed ‘J. Le Mayeur’ (lower left) Watercolour, pastel and black chalk on paper Size: 70 x 55 centimetres Estimated price: $5,000-7,000 The Belgia…

Pride and Prejudice

Apricot tea and honey

My inspirational collection of texts and images that catch my eye, my head, or my heart. I consider my blog to be my canvas. NYC based