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Mermaids and Crocodile Wrestlers!

There were lots of great characters at the Spirit Lake Public Library this morning. There were fierce pirates.

There were beautiful princesses too.

Four underwater mermaids helped me catch a few fish.

And I even met a crocodile wrestler who let me take a quick swim in his pool.

As I pulled into the Laurens Public Library, the sidewalk chalk artists were busy at work.

To say the town was excitable was an understatement.

The library had one simple rule, “No bare/bear feet in the [...]

2010 Reading Road Trip Sites Announced!

It’s official.  Here are the 63 cities I will be visiting during the 2010 Reading Road Trip!


Council Bluffs - June 7 at 9 and 10 a.m
Hamburg - June 8 at 10 a.m.
Essex - June 8 at 1 p.m.
Lenox - June 9 at 10 a.m.
Lamoni - June 9 at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Murray - June 10 at 10 a.m.
Moulton - June 10 at 2 p.m.
Schleswig - June 14 at 10 a.m.
Kimballton - June 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Storm Lake - June 15 [...]