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Book Review: The Living by Matt De La Pena

Book Review: The Living by Matt De La Pena

Shy thinks he is just going to earn some extra money working for a summer cruise, but when a passenger commits suicide in front of him, his life is forever changed. 155 more words

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Look out for Mother Nature in SYNC Week 6!

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Celebrate The ARTS!

Libros Latin@s: Celebrating Matt de la Peña

The release of The Hunted on Tuesday marked Matt de la Peña’s tenth published book, so we thought it was time to celebrate the prolific author, who has given us high-voltage stories with deep and believable Latino characters. 1,426 more words

Latin@ Literature

'The Living' by Mary Lavin

The Living by Mary Lavin, 1957

The magic trick:

Having the narrator run off with his friend from the wake in spite of his instinctive desire to stay and show kindness… 345 more words


First Look: The Living

Awakening from an alcohol induced black out, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he seeks her forgiveness, she struggles with a possible future together. 107 more words

First Looks

Joshua and Flowers

Michael Lee’s poem, mentioned here, has had such a powerful effect on me.

Beside the fact that it makes me hopeful for communion – here and now – with my friend James and with my grandfathers and great grandmother – it takes me back to my first heartbreak. 116 more words