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Dirt Girl: Killing is gardening all the seedlings room to grow. I'm not saying that it is worth your time, but if you are like Fern in "Charlotte's Web" and cannot bear to administer a death sentence to the runts, this is an alternative.I dig under the seedlings...
Perseverance opens season with 'Carnage'

...youth theater program, the Young Company, begins Sept. 24 under the direction of Strauser. They will stage "Charlotte's Web." For more information, visit
New at the Juneau libraries: Picture books for kids

...a different book ranging from short picture books (Madeline, The Story of Ferdinand) to longer chapter books (Charlotte's Web, The Wizard of Oz). The young boy and girl detectives, accompanied by their intrepid canine companion, dodge...
Alaska opts out of Race to the Top school grants

...and events in a text. It would still be up to state and local school officials to decide if that text will be "Charlotte's Web," ''White Fang" or something else. Race to the Top is backed by $4.35 billion from the American Recovery...
Russian Boar injures Southeast man

...was gored by a Russian boar Saturday afternoon on a farm 3 miles southwest of Hoonah. This was no Wilbur from ``Charlotte's Web,'' no plump, pink porker. Russian boars have broad heads, sloping shoulders and tusks. This one weighed about...
The Indie Bestseller List

...Feiffer (Illus.)8. "Wonder," by R.J. Palacio9. "The Invention of Hugo Cabret," by Brian Selznick10. "Charlotte's Web," by E.B. WhitePublished May 17, (for the sales week ended May 13). Based on reporting from independent...
Slack tide: 50 random thoughts on a rainy Sunday morning

...Neoprene and Rubber."38. Google David Sedaris if you don't understand the above reference.39. I'm hiding "Charlotte's Web," lest my wife use pre-bed storytime to recruit our daughter in this whole pig thing. I'm not strong enough to...
Perseverance Theatre's Young Company begins Sept. 24.

...Theatre's Young Company, an acting class for ages 10 to 16, begins Tuesday, Sept. 24. Actors will work on the play "Charlotte's Web" with local director Shona Strauser. Performance dates are Friday through Tuesday, Nov. 15-19, on Perseverance...
In the Stacks: Audio tapes for young people available at public libraries

...Libraries. Look for classics like "The Secret Garden," "Alice in Wonderland," "Wind in the Willows," and "Charlotte's Web," as well the titles listed below. Sound off on the important issues at "Gregor the Overlander," "Gregor and...
Arts not forgotten by students

...the only year she taught second grade, she had written and directed a musical version of "Charlotte's Web." I asked, "Were you in 'Charlotte's Web?'" She looked at me with disbelief and answered, "I was Charlotte." The other woman...


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