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The Friday Five

It’s Friday! It’s the end of the week, there are more books to explore over the weekend, and I am seeing Pitch Perfect 2 tonight which means this whole day is going to be aca-mazing. 760 more words

Young Adult Books

The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Story of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Published September 12, 2007

Plot Description: Based on the authors own personal experiences, this is a blatantly true story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. 184 more words

Diversity

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama
by Raina Telgemeier
Graphix/Scholastic

When I started reading this, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to review it here.  You may not have noticed, but I only review books that I like.   423 more words

Censorship

Write a book review – either a book for young people, or a book to support your professional activities.

The book I chose to review is… 593 more words

INF330 201530

Ones storytime, Thursday, May 7, and Baby Lapsit, Friday, May 8

Two storytimes, an Artsy Annabelle, one extremely exciting author talk this weekend, my 200th post (!!!) and a partridge in a pear tree.

I had two disappointingly small storytimes – three adult/baby pairs today and I think six pairs yesterday – which happens, and I do love small storytimes, but it really frosts my cookies when I plan and plan and plan and then, boom, people don’t show. 721 more words

My Uncle Napoleon (Iran)

by Iraj Pezeshkzad

This is not Betty Mahmoody’s Iran. These are people I could live among; when the book ended I felt like my year as an exchange student had sadly come to a close. 753 more words

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