Meeting Wordsworth the Poet (Photo)

by Alex on November 12, 2012

This past Saturday, November 10, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, I finally got to meet one of my literary heroes: Wordsworth the Poet. Wordsworth was there to promote his latest book, Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! with author …

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Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! (Keiki Book Review)

by Alex on November 3, 2012

One of my favorite keiki book series returns with its third installment, Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! (Watermark, 2012).

The book begins with an opening request from author Frances H. Kakugawa to join the Wordsworth Plant A Tree Society

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Book Review – Kapoho: Memoir of a Modern Pompeii

by Alex on December 17, 2011
[gn_quote] Decades after the August AD 79 eruption that buried Pompeii and its sister cities, Pliny the Younger chronicled how his beloved neighborhood had disappeared into the earth.  Frances Kakugawa is Pliny the Younger to a modern Pompeii called Kapoho.…
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Book End: Weekend of June 18, 2010

by Alex on June 18, 2010

It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

First off, here’s your chance to help your favorite literary rodent!  Esteemed author Frances H. Kakugawa is asking …

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10 Favorite Hawaii Children’s Books

by Misty on May 20, 2010

10 Favorite Hawaii Children’s Books

There haven’t been too many keiki books released so far this year, but to close out our celebration of Children’s Book Week we put together a short list of personal local favorites. No review or …

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Rec-fest Book 4/8: Wordsworth Dances the Waltz

by Alex on August 8, 2009

We are halfway through our book recommendation marathon and we are trying our best to keep up!  Things have settled down a little as Clifford the Big Red Dog and the keiki song and reading is finished.  For the past …

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