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Interview: Lyn Miller-Lachmann

Lyn Miller-Lachmann’s books include Rogue, Gringolandia and Surviving Santiago, the recently released sequel to Gringolandia. Here, Tina returns to Chile, to her homeland and to her father for her summer vacation. 1,738 more words

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Sunday Morning Reads

On 13 June, this blog quietly celebrated its 9th birthday. It honestly doesn’t feel like I’ve been blogging that long. It also seems odd that a blog would hang around that long. 1,372 more words

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Saturday Trailer: The Boy Who Carried Bricks: A True Story

What better day for a book trailer than a Saturday?

The Boy Who Carried Bricks: A True Story by Alton Carter; Roadrunner
Abandoned by his father, neglected by his mother, shuttled between foster homes and a boys ranch, a young African-American man refuses to succumb to the fate that the world says should be his.

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July Releases

Show and Prove by Sofia Quintero; Knopf
The summer of 1983 was the summer hip-hop proved its staying power. The South Bronx is steeped in Reaganomics, war in the Middle East, and the twin epidemics of crack and AIDS, but Raymond “Smiles” King and Guillermo “Nike” Vega have more immediate concerns. 487 more words

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I've found my way back to me...

Its been years since last I wrote on this here blog of mine, and I’ve missed it.

A LOT has happened in my life in the past few years. 156 more words

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