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New Strengths in New Friends.

“With the new day comes new strengths and new thoughts.”-Eleanor Roosevelt

“The stress of life is the past carrying over into the present as well as the future pressing back onto today. 766 more words


"Dead End in Norvelt" -An Unusual Newberry Award Winner

Book Review: Dead End in Norvelt
By Jack Gantos

Spoiler Alert!


Dead End in Norvelt is the winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal for the year’s best contribution to children’s literature and the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction! 691 more words

Young Adult Book Reviews

The First Lady and a Bull

In June 1938, the U.S. government published “A Report on the Economic Positions of the South.”  The report was created to bring attention to area’s crushing poverty. 344 more words

Birmingham History

3 Things To Do When Life Goes Wrong...

Is your life perfect? That’s a trick question—nobody’s can be. Everybody has some issues. Whether you’ve got a little chubby, your bank account’s empty,  your kids smart-mouth you or the dog’s running riot, you’re in good company.   452 more words


Thursday Inspiration #7

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt

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