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Yesterday was release day! Wow. I received so many “happy release day” comments, and it has been better than any birthday or Christmas with all the posts, shares, tweets, interviews, guest posts, and reviews going live all over the web. 1,292 more words

Savannah Grace


Bibliography: Giovanni, N. & Collier, B. (2005). Rosa. New York, NY: Square Fish.

Summary: Rosa is the story of Rosa Parks, specifically her refusal to move from a bus seat that launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955. 196 more words

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Bibliography: Falconer, I. (2000). Olivia. New York, NY: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Summary: Olivia tires people out, but her family loves her despite this. The book tells about what Olivia likes to do on different days and inspires readers to explore these same hobbies. 175 more words

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The Keeping Quilt

Bibliography: Polacco, P. (1988). The keeping quilt. New York, NY: Aladdin Paperbacks.

Summary: The book centers upon when Polacco’s great-grandmother came to America and her mother decided to make a quilt out of the items they brought from the old country (Russia). 130 more words

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Through My Eyes

Bibliography: Bridges, R. (1999). Through my eyes. New York, NY: Scholastic.

Summary: This book tells Ruth Bridges story in an autobiographical manner. Bridges was the first African-American student to attend William Frantz Public School in New Orleans as part of school integration in 1960. 178 more words

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Cannonball Read 6, Book 48: The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer

‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name’s Simon. I think you’re going to like him. 367 more words


Dr Charles Hodge: Continuing a Tradition of Excellence

Dr Charles Hodge was an important and integral part of the State University of New York, or SUNY, Upstate Medical university Department of Neurosurgery for more than 30 years, serving as a dedicated colleague, physician and teacher to many over what was a notable and successful medical career. 206 more words

Dr Charles Hodge