Author Archive: Amber Burnham

Amber is an Early Childhood Education Professional in Chicago . She is also a part of an All Female Anime Circle, Kichi Gi. This circle explores anime, manga, and Japanese culture, while also trying to make an impact within the community. Amber is also a great lover of history and has worked hard over the years to study history and all it has to teach us.

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Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

Leap Frog Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Letter Factory Adventures: The Letter Machine Rescue Team, join Leap, Lily, Tad, and their friends at the newly opened Letter Factory. There they will learn about adjectives, problem solving skills, comparison words and consonant blends. During this fun and musical tour of the Letter Factory, your child will be introduced to literacy and thinking […]

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Kamisama Kiss: The Complete Series

Kamisama Kiss: The Complete Series

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kamisama Kiss is an anime that is uplifting and joyful to watch. The characters make you smile and the conflicts, although surrounded by light-hearted banter manage to have major consequences within the world. A romantic comedy on the surface, Kamisama Kiss also has elementsof a coming of age story as well as a wonderful, slightly […]

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Pompeii: The Doomed City

Pompeii: The Doomed City

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pompeii: The Doomed City is a three HISTORY episode collection looking at one of the worst natural disasters in Italian history; the massive eruption of Mount Vesuvius and its subsequent destruction of Pompeii, the neighboring town of Herculaneum as well as the surrounding villas. There are three HISTORY documentaries, Digging for the Truth: Pompeii Secrets […]

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The Who’s Who of Doctor Who

The Who’s Who of Doctor Who

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Who’s Who of Doctor Who: A Whovian Guide to Friends, Foes, Villains, Monsters, and Companions To The Good Doctor by Cameron K. McEwan is a quick reference to the world of the Doctor, both the classic Who and new Who. It is an essential coffee table book for any Whoian, and I mean that […]

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Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Greek Gods, Heroes, and Monsters is a documentary series that explores some of the most famous mythological characters. When most people think of mythology, many of the first stories and characters that come to mind are from the Greek mythos. Part of this could be because we all learned it in school; admittedly along with […]

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Good Luck Girl: The Complete Series

Good Luck Girl: The Complete Series

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Good Luck Girl is a fun and slightly insightful anime about what it is like to be so lucky you make everyone around you miserable. How is this supposed to be remedied, you ask, well by making the title character miserable, of course. This premise brings about some comedic moments as well as some intermixed […]

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Time Team: The Team’s Favorite Digs

Time Team: The Team’s Favorite Digs

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Time Team is back to bring the wonders of archaeology and history to your doorstep. This set which, as the title would suggest, contains digs picked by the members of the team as their favorite. This of course means that the finds come from prehistoric times, roman occupation, medieval times, as well as modern history. […]

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High School DxD: Season One

High School DxD: Season One

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Like the title, High School DxD, contains girls with large breasts placed in situations where they are bound to expose them. Although, truthfully this is a little deceiving, considering there is so much more to this anime. Magic, romance, fighting, and burgeoning friendships to name a few. The fan service is in great abundance but […]

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Fairy Tail: Part Five

Fairy Tail: Part Five

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fairy Tail is back with a bang! Have you been craving some unruly Natsu/Grey fights, Lucy’s money dramas, or Erza just being Erza? Well, now you have it, this fifth set of Fairy Tail is full from beginning to end with action and adventure. There are returning friends/foes and new ones for us to get […]

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Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Understanding Art: Hidden Lives of Masterpieces is an interesting in-depth five part series that explores works of art in the Louvre in great detail. The documentary series is compelling and highly educational in a wonderfully entertaining way. The five artists being explored are Raphael, Rembrandt, Nicolas Poussin, Jean-Antione Watteau, and Leonardo da Vinci. The premise […]

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