Chicken Sisters, Chicken Wars, and Harvey Girls
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Chicken Sisters, Chicken Wars, and Harvey Girls

Chicken Sisters, Chicken Wars, and Harvey Girls… What on earth could these three things have in common? I recently read Chicken Sisters by Kj Dell’antonia. In the prologue to the story, two sisters who had started out as Harvey Girls left the Harvey House restaurant to start their own restaurants, both serving fried chicken. Three…

Chicken Sisters by Kj Dell'antonia is a fun story about fried chicken and family with some real-life connections to the famous Harvey Girls and to the reality tv show, Food Wars. via @behindeveryday
A Bit About Beverly: Life Before the Famous Books
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A Bit About Beverly: Life Before the Famous Books

Beverly Cleary is a well-known, prolific author of books for children. Her career spanned more than 50 years and her books have been loved by generations upon generations of kids. But have you ever wondered what Beverly Cleary’s own childhood was like? Thankfully Beverly penned two memoirs about her life prior to her publishing success…

A Bit About Beverly: Life Before the Famous Books via @behindeveryday