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Mayan Popol Vuh

I want to start with taking a look at the Popol Vuh, the Mayan book also called The Book of the People or the Book of the community. 318 more words


Back to Germany

We spent a summer weekend in Berlin recently. My last visit to Germany was great fun with lots of great memories but not memorable for the food. 747 more words


Unschool with Shar {Lies My Teacher Told Me}

History tends to be the least favorite subject for school-aged students.

Why is it that most kids dislike history?

“We begin to get a handle on this question by noting that the teaching of history, more than any other discipline, is dominated by textbooks. 259 more words


The Book Thief – a review

Last month, I found my reading had a theme – Books – and that began with  Rachel Caine’s Ink and Bone, which I reviewed on… 928 more words


Quote for Today

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” Ray Bradbury


Satanic Verses: Burning Books, Blood, and Fatwas; 1989

“Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory… In this war, we know, books are weapons. 538 more words