There’s a new display in the Teen Space at the library – all about science and science fiction. If you’re into sci fi, you will know that while it is fiction and thus “made up” most of it has as its basis… 600 more words
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Drivers in San Diego love to gripe about congested freeways, how LA-style gridlock has crept south through Orange County to slow commutes straggling through the tawny, militarized foothills of Camp Pendleton south to the smoke-clogged morass of the U.S./Mexico border. 1,142 more words
One of the pleasures (yes, there are more than one) of being from the American South is the sound of crickets in the evening. The only analogy that comes to mind (when you have thousands humming along in unison) is the 60Hz hum of a nearby electrical transformer. 372 more words
Ways of Being Male: Representing Masculinities in Children's Literature (Children's Literature and Culture) by John Stephens (Editor)
John Stephens, ed. Ways of Being Male: Representing Masculinities in Children’s Literature and Film. New York: Routledge, 2002.
“What we call ‘normal’ is usually the imposition of culturally constructed and therefore politically motivated ideals that serve to repress individual differences by identifying the supposed ideal as the norm.442 more words