A Year of Winged Dogs



Dear Reader,

On this day, 2017, an excited Rose ran downstairs. Today was to be the day that she started her blog. She and her friend had been excitedly discussing creating blogs as a summer project during lunch. Her friend had started hers as soon as school got out. About a week later, it was Rose’s turn.

She opened up her laptop and went to the WordPress home page. This was it, the moment she had been waiting for. Her mom by her side, she began to register. But, what was to be the name?

For weeks now, she had mentally gone over what seemed like hundreds of blog name choices. But she fittingly found the one in a book.


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The book was Blueberry Pancakes ForeverĀ by Angelica Banks, a recent library read. There it was, sitting on the page, “A purpose of winged dogs.” The name was the collective noun (what you call a group of things) for a group of winged dogs. It was creative and represented what she had wanted to blog about to a “t”. Rose had found her blog name.

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Dear Dr. Seuss…

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Dear Dr. Seuss,

Thank you so much for showing me all of the places I’ll go! Ever since I was young, I read Dr. Seuss books and looked at the illustrations and smiled. I basically memorized your Alphabet book and constantly read Hop on Pop.

Some of my first steps to becoming a bookworm were taken through your books, and I am so grateful. Because of your books, there were Wockets in my pockets. There were cats in hats, foxes in socks, and Whos to be heard. Your books made my life a little more interesting.

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