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Woodson Wins Nat'l Book Award, 2015 Summer Reading, SLJ's Best List

Jacqueline Woodson Wins National Book Award: Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, won in the Young People’s Literature category at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014. 128 more words


50 Shades of Meh

We, and by we I mean all of humanity, in the most audacious space exploration ever, landed a probe on a comet – a freaking comet!! 757 more words

Personality Traits

Summer Reading

Blame Grad School for the recent hiatus – good lord, I have no time for this little blog anymore.

I wanted to write a post way back in September to review all the books I read this summer because I was SO good and read a bunch! 1,298 more words


The Wedding Dress

Book Review: Morgan, grade 11

In The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck, the main character Charlotte struggles with two main questions: “What is the story behind this antique dress?” and “Will I find true love at last?” 577 more words

Summer Reading

The Thief

Book Review: Emma, grade 10

 The Thief by Stephanie Landsem is a story about two select individuals who find themselves changing through a series of trials and letting go of their pasts to receive new life and forgiveness. 698 more words

Summer Reading

A Hard--But Right--Decision

Book Review: Sumer, grade 12

In the world today, the abortion rate is always rising. There are many different reasons why women have abortions—sometimes out of convenience; sometimes out of true despair.  659 more words

Summer Reading

Page Turners:: The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor Vampire Slayer by Lucy Weston

When you love history as much as I do you are willing to read just about any work of historical fiction Even when it includes a fanatical circumstance where one of the greatest queens of English history was a vampire slayer. 107 more words

Historical Fiction