Posted on 11/21/2014 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner

November 21

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Elizabeth George Speare was born on this day in 1908. Speare wrote children's books and twice won the Newbery Medal. She's best known for "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" (1958) and "The Sign of the Beaver" (1984). Speare died in Arizona in 1994 at the age of  85.

SPOKEN WORDS

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” -- Jane Austen (1775-1817).

 

DAILY DEALS

  • "The Christmas Secret" (Donna VanLiere, literary fiction). $2.99. Kindle.
  • "Lorik" (Toby Neighbors, fantasy/science fiction). 99 cents. Kindle.
  • "No Dawn for Men" (James Lepore, action adventure). $2.99. Nook.

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