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  • This blog is written with the much-appreciated help of Diana, 17, who is particularly interested in fan fiction, fantasy, and magic, and Chestnut, 14, who likes to read all sorts of things, as well as build boats.

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    • Suddenly the door opened and Pa burst in, saying, "Put your bonnets on, Caroline and girls! There's a meeting at the schoolhouse!" "Whatever in the world—" Ma said. "Everybody's going!" said Pa. "We're starting a literary society."