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20 Questions Book Tag

Remember last Wednesday, when–uninvited and unannounced–I did the How I Choose My Books Tag? Well, I’m back this week with another book tag and a little more propriety, since… 1,094 more words

Books

How I Choose my Books Tag

Morning, all! Last week I saw the How I Choose My Books Tag on Nut Free Nerd (which is one of my favorite book blogs), and even though Holly didn’t tag me, I wanted to do it, so I did. 820 more words

Books

American Born Chinese

Yang, G. L., & Pien, L. (2006). American born Chinese. New York, NY: First Second. ISBN13: 9781596431522; Paperback; $10.99.

In American Born Chinese Gene Luen Yang weaves together three separate stories that combine look at the idea of identity and what begin from a specific culture means. 268 more words

Young Adult

BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls

This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Art Director, Tomoko, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. 568 more words

BookKids: Eugenia Reads Without Walls

This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Kids’ Event Coordinator, Eugenia, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. 767 more words

Weekly Geeky Question #12: Influential Comic Book Creators

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #12, and this week’s questions is… 3,975 more words

Comics

Embracing Identity: A Review of American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang

I remember fondly the last Chinese American colleague of my military career. She was my supervisor: a very kind, patient, conscientious, hardworking, and highly competent person. 1,174 more words

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