The Extra Jumbo List of Kids Books to Spark Your Nostalgia

The Extra Jumbo List of Kids Books to Spark Your Nostalgia

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I try not to drown in nostalgia so much. Doesn’t everyone always say you can’t relive the past? However, relishing in it here and there can’t be that bad. I often find myself thinking back to the good old days when I’d get home from elementary school to watch PBS, Nickelodeon, or, dare I say…Supermarket Sweep with my mom! Life was simple, snacks were fun (and maybe unhealthy), and the books were just top notch.     Our classes would live for the thirty minutes we’d spend at the Scholastic book fair every time it paid us a glorious visit. …

Home Where ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Written Up For Sale

Home Where ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Written Up For Sale

  The 44-acre Maine farm where E.B. White wrote beloved children’s classic ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is reportedly now up for sale.   Image courtesy of eNotes Blog    Though the farm has been around since the 1700’s, White and his wife Katherine bought the property in 1933. White lived there till his death in 1985, writing both ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Stuart Little’ during his residence.   Image courtesy of Letters of Note   The home is currently selling for $3.7 million, though it remains to be seen if well-read spiders and plucky pigs will be part of the deal.   Featured image …

Charming House That Inspired “Charlotte’s Web” Hits the Market

Charming House That Inspired “Charlotte’s Web” Hits the Market

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Spiders aren’t usually a selling point for houses, but that might be a little different for E.B. White’s house which inspired the beloved children’s book “Charlotte’s Web.’ The house, which includes the barn where Charlotte and Wilbur supposedly lived, is being offered for $3.7 million by current owners Robert and Mary Gallant.   The 44-acre property is situated in North Brooklin, Maine, with views of Acadia National Park. Some unique features of the house include six working fireplaces, a wood stove, and 19th century stenciling, according to “Yankee Magazine.” The Gallants have also maintained the gardens that White’s wife, Katherine, cared for …