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March Reading List

Winter in NYC is in full swing and that means that I am officially devouring library books by the truckload. There is so much great literature out there that it sometimes makes it tough to sift through and find those gems that you can’t put down. 408 more words


Understanding the Refugee & Immigrant Experience

Fiction helps us understand other people and builds empathy, a quality that often seems to be in short supply in today’s world.

Fiction and picture books can also help us explain complex and difficult situations to kids in ways they’ll understand. 1,296 more words


Booklist 2017: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Ever burned a book? For me, it’s of those actions that I don’t cross my mind. Like deliberately tripping a blind person or pushing a pram down the stairs for kicks – it’s stuff that anyone with a moral compass wouldn’t think of doing. 535 more words


30 Non-Fiction Titles & Biographies for Black History Month

I’m working on a few other Black History Month booklists, but I’m in need of some help with a few questions, so while I’m doing some research, I thought I’d at least get a chance to promote some non-fiction and biographies. 499 more words


10 Picture Books About an Immigration Experience

There aren’t a lot of books, but there are some books that deal with immigration for kids of all ages – from picture books to young adult novels. 212 more words


Short Stories by S.A. Barton

My Rating: 5/5 for all

You can see these books, and more, on the author’s
Amazon page or Goodreads.

Good, quick reads. I really enjoy this author’s writing style.

Book Review

Top Ten Tuesday: YA Romance

  1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
    I love Rainbow Rowell’s writing style with this quirky couple.
  2. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
    My first Sarah Dessen read and the one I believe will always be my favorite!
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