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Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
All American Boys
by Jason Reynolds
read in March, 2017
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These authors put readers at the center of a police brutality incident. We get to live within both sides of the story, and even moreso, we get to live in the heart and mind of Rashad, the main character who is brutalized by a neighborhood cop and the ...more
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We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
We Are Okay
by Nina LaCour (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2017
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A book for the tender-hearted teen or young adult....brought me to tears several times, and that doesn't often happen. There are teens out there who need this book...who will read it and realize it's okay to hurt and to discover our guardians are hum ...more
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Losing Eddie by Deborah Joy Corey
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The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll
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I found this book and discovered Jonathan Carroll in a used book store in New Orleans, somewhere around Jackson Square. Where this book had been temporarily homed is of interest, as are my favorite authors who blurbed this book-- Pat Conroy, Stephen ...more
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Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
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The Reason You're Alive by Matthew Quick
The Reason You're Alive
by Matthew Quick (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2017
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Quick's talent erupts again in this novel that is at once unlike anything he's written before yet fully Quick-like. He invents another unique style that makes us scratch our head while we leave the story feeling like we've just found a nugget of pure ...more
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American Street by Ibi Zoboi
American Street
by Ibi Zoboi (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2017
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Fabiola thinks she may not have journeyed to the right place to find her home--one she has prepared for and hoped for. At the corner of American Street and Joy Road, she finds her family in trouble and a mystical minstrel spinning lyrics to guide her ...more
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Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1)
by Neal Shusterman (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2017
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My favorite Shusterman novel yet! It's an exploration of humanity with cliffhangers at the end of each chapter (a style I love), set in a not-so-futuristic society with ambu-drones and nannites that aren't difficult to imagine at all. It is frenetic ...more
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The Dead Inside by Cyndy Drew Etler
The Dead Inside
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Mike Mullin
“A librarian can’t live by books alone, and I wouldn’t eat them if I could. Feel too much like cannibalism.”
Mike Mullin, Ashfall

Neil Gaiman
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes...you're Doing Something.”
Neil Gaiman

Robert Frost
“A poem is never a put-up job.... It begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a loneliness. It is never a thought to begin with. It is at its best when it is a tantalizing vagueness.”
Robert Frost

Ray Bradbury
“Do you ever read any of the books you burn?"
He laughed. "That's against the law!"
"Oh. Of course.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Maya Angelou
“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.”
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

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