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I Don't Eat My Friends!

My next verse novel is going to the printers on Monday (Yay!) so I thought I’d share a poem from that in celebration of Poetry Friday and all things wonderful… like friends! 173 more words


"The Firefly Letters:A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba" by Magarita Engle (Mod 2.)

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Engle, Margarita. The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette’s Journey to Cuba. Henry Holt and Company, LLC: New York, 2010. ISBN 9780805090826.

Plot Summary: 556 more words

Taking a Red Pencil to the Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

“Sec. 5.  Realignment of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for Fiscal Year 2017.  (a)  The Secretary of State shall suspend the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) for 120 days.   1,073 more words

Children's Literature

Audacity by Melanie Crowder (Mod 3)

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Crowder, Melanie. Audacity. Speak: New York, 2015. ISBN 9780147512499

Plot Summary:

Clara Lemlich is a Russian Jewish immigrant living in New York City. 462 more words

Death Coming Up the Hill by Chris Crowe (Free Pick Mod 6)

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Crowe, Chris. Death Coming Up the Hill. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing: New York, NY, 2014. ISBN 9780544302150

Plot Summary: 

Ashe is a seventeen year old boy in 1968. 457 more words

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Poetry Review (Mod 1)

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Woodson, Jacqueline. Brown Girl Dreaming. Nancy Paulsen Books: New York, 2014. ISBN 9780399252518

Plot Summary:

This is the biography of Jacqueline Woodson, an African American writer. 333 more words

Saving Red by Sonya Sones : Love this poignant, thoughtful YA verse novel @SonyaSones @EpicReads

Saving Red

By Sonya Sones

ISBN 9780062370280

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I love how verse novels have the ability to pack a punch using few words. Saving Red… 203 more words