#AtoZChallenge – W is for Weird but True

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It’s the final stretch of the Blogging from A to Z Challenge

Welcome to W!

(pronounced dub yah cuz I lived in Texas for 10 years)

W is for weird. The books I’m sharing with you aren’t weird.

But, at the end of this post, I’ll bring you something weird.

The multicultural books I’m highlighting today are:

Wildfire by Mary Pauline Lowry

Wildfire, a book by my bestie Mary Pauline Lowry, about a female firefighter. Here’s my review.

While We Run by Karen Healy, a super sci fi book from Australia!The characters African expats living down under.This title was one of the books I judged for the CYBILS award.  Here’s my review.

And now for something weird:

Weird but True by National Geographic for Kids

Here are some weird but true facts I thought you’d love:

weird but true

Would you wash your clothes in black pepper?

10 thoughts on “#AtoZChallenge – W is for Weird but True”

  1. I dunno.. The pepper seems like a good way to spend the day sneezing!

  2. Hmm, I had no idea. I am willing to try washing my clothes in black pepper to see! (Did you know washing your clothes in white vinegar makes them cleaner?)

    Elizabeth Mueller
    AtoZ 2015
    My Little Pony

  3. I totally would. Had I known it before 🙂
    still might.
    and weird but true is my son’s “best book ever” 🙂

  4. One of my daughter’s friends is a firefighter and she is strong and brave. I worry about her when the Santa Ana winds begin to blow but I know she can take care of herself out there. I think I’ll get this book for her.
    Weird but true food facts looks like fun. I love to learn about strange but true things.

    1. after reading these comments, i think you’ll all appreciate that every time I read the tip about pepper I couldnt stop thinking about Alice in Wonderland and the cook screaming PEPPER!! and the poor baby sneezing.

  5. The next time I run out of washing powder and don’t feel like a midnight run to the store i just might try the pepper . The book sounds good. True, the kids today live for reality TV and I love reading about corruption. BTW, we pronounce Dub-Ya the same way, here in Louisiana

    Melissa Sugar
    Twitter @msugar13
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