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Who Holds the Power? The Writer.

Today’s SCMP Article on adolescent literacy, the link, or text below…


In advocating literacy, we have mostly discussed the importance of reading aloud with children. 697 more words


Meet The Author

In today’s SCMP, and slightly longer version below:  http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1692319/how-authors-can-make-books-come-alive-hong-kong-readers

Standing in the packed HKIS library, visiting poet Naomi Shihab Nye closes her eyes, takes a breath and begins. 706 more words


fiction favorites...Revolution -- Part Two of the Sixties Trilogy

Revolution, by Deborah Wiles
published in 2014 by Scholastic Press
544 pages

Of all the new novels I read last year, Revolution is definitely in my top three. 403 more words


Why I Reread

Why I reread is that some books are too mesmerizing to leave forever. I could easily rescue Gabe in The Giver, vicariously grow up with Ruby in… 401 more words


OPLbery finalists!

Here it is–the final list for our OPLbery Club. We will be meeting on January 16 for a discussion and to vote on the best book of the year! 41 more words

Location, Parking Info for November | 'Countdown' by Deborah Wiles

Welcome to the 1960s! It’s Dive Time for the Deep Blue Readers on Sunday, November 23, our final meeting for 2014.

Related to the ongoing renovations at Valley Bookseller, our meeting location this month is at… 326 more words

Middle Grade

Review: Revolution

Sunny lives in Greenwood, Mississippi in the summer of 1964 and her world is being turned upside down.  People from the north are pouring into Mississippi to help African Americans register to vote.  341 more words