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Review of the Week - Revolution by Deborah Wiles

Wiles, Deborah. Revolution. Fiction. Sixties Trilogy Series. Scholastic, 2014. 495p. $19.99. 978-0-545-10607-8. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 5-9.
Sunny, a 12-year-old white girl in 1964 Mississippi, is the main narrator of this thoughtful novel, describing the summer when Northern college students came to town to help African Americans register to vote and run summer programs for children. 138 more words

Review Of The Week

SOLSC2014: When I Was Nine

I was sad to miss last Tuesday’s Slice of Life. But here’s another Tuesday and time to share slices at Two Writing Teachers

Fifty-two years ago the country experienced The Bay of Pigs. 285 more words

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Monday September 15th, 2014

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Join Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers and share all of the reading you have done over the week from picture books to young adult novels. 413 more words

Picture Books

Birthing a Revolution by Deborah Wiles

I am heading into Mississippi this week with my new book, Revolution, and I want you to go with me. I am going as an explorer, like Thor Heyerdahl in Sunny’s beloved… 1,482 more words

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Two Mini Book Reviews {The Sixties Trilogy}

Hello!

A pair of book reviews is a good way to perk up any Wednesday, right? I head back to school today {I can’t believe summer is over either}, so while I am getting myself reacquainted with my early wake-up time, you can add these two novels to your TBR list!  1,181 more words

Books

SOLSC 2014: Summer of 1964, Worlds Apart

It’s Tuesday and time to share a slice over at Two Writing Teachers.

This past week I finished reading REVOLUTION by Deborah Wiles.  I am challenging myself to read books that might be Newbery contenders this year through Goodreads. 260 more words

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