Some apostrophes are unnecessary, like these from the blog Apostrophe Abuse . . .
However, other Apostrophes are absolutely, positively, totally, totally necessary . . . .
All the author/illustrators who spoke at Lowell Elementary signed at the store the next day . . .
And what a marvelous bookstore it is!!! There's something about a bookstore. You walk in and instantly feel good. Bookstore therapy. Yes, that's what is is.
Oh sure, the internet is all fine and dandy. In fact, for some of us, we use it Waaaaaay Tooooo Much and need help discipling ourselves. And yes, there are e-books.
However, there's nothing like buying a book, a real book, one to have and to hold, in sickness and in heath, from this day forward until death do you part (or something like that.)
Here are a few books of mine that I am wedded to . . .
I wrote a book called GOOD LUCK, IVY, about a Chinese American Girl growing up in San Francisco. In the story, she's a really good gymnast because I was a . . . really bad gymnast. Anyway, here's Ivy and me . . .
Recently I heard from the fabulous Berkeley Book Worms from Berkeley Elementary in Westwood, NJ. They just started their book club and chose GOOD LUCK, IVY as their first pick to help celebrate Chinese New Year!!!
Gung hei fat choy -- Happy Chinese New Year to the Berkeley Book Worms, and everyone who is Chinese, and to everyone who isn't Chinese, and anyone I may have left out!!!
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