I always knew Beverly Cleary was a great writer. I read every single one of her books growing up — even the lesser-discussed ones like Otis Spofford and Ellen Tebbits with all the angst over something called “long underwear” that was mystifying to me as a kid in the 80s. I read most of them…
- Natalie Miller
- Bodies and Minds, Close Reading, Popular Fictions, The Wide, Wide World, Uncategorized
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GoldieBlox: you are a Serious Toy for Smart Girls. And yet in true Goldi-fashion, you’re not too serious, and not too smart. You want to “disrupt the pink aisle” of Girl Toys, but you are full of pastel plastic and Barbie-haired cartoons. You want to advance Girl Power in a still-sexist world, but you define…
So you know: I judge. I judge 87% of the time. People, especially. I had this revelation in one of my fluffier requisite classes during my second year of nurse practitioner school when I was required to take the Jung Briggs Myers Personality test. This 72 question exam breaks down your personality into four adjectives….