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Reader recommendation: Once Upon a Flock

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

If you've ever thought you'd like to raise chickens, Once Upon a Flock is for you. Filled with photos and drawings by author Lauren Scheuer, this book charmingly recounts her backyard experiences with a small flock. Good advice too.

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