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The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
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Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis
Du Iz Tak?
by Carson Ellis
read in February, 2017
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Hmmm. What's all the hubbub about? This book has gotten a lot of "buzz," pardon the pun. Meh.
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The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place by Jennifer McCartney
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The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
"Within the first 20 pages of THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR, I knew I was reading something special, and within the first 50, I knew this was going to be one of my favorite books of 2016. Natasha and Daniel are funny, flawed, fully-developed characters wh..." Read more of this review »
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The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Sun Is Also a Star
by Nicola Yoon (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2017
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Truly a book for our times. I was reading this when Trump made his Muslim ban on immigration, and the book made me think about all the personal stories of people like Natasha's that I'll never know about -- people in love being deported and worse. Da ...more
A Chronicle of Echoes by Mercedes K. Schneider
"Follow the $$$

Mercedes Schneider shares her passion for statistics and research and exposes the money behind the Common Core State Standards and the education reform movement.

If you want your children to take more tests, if you want your kids' tea..." Read more of this review »
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Common Core Dilemma--Who Owns Our Schools? by Mercedes K. Schneider
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Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan
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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
"Never has a book turned me into a sad sobbing mess so quickly. Philosophical, beautiful, moving, difficult, heartbreaking. Highly, HIGHLY recommend. "
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Cassandra Clare
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

Jeff Kinney
“So if you want to find somebody to blame for the way i am, I guess you'd have to start with the public education system.”
Jeff Kinney, Dog Days

John             Lewis
“I loved going to the library. It was the first time I ever saw Black newspapers and magazines like JET, Ebony, the Baltimore Afro-American, or the Chicago Defender. And I’ll never forget my librarian.”
John Lewis, March: Book One

Jeff Kinney
“I'm not really sure what makes a book a 'classic' to begin with, but I think it has to be at least fifty years old and some person or animal has to die at the end.”
Jeff Kinney

Gene Luen Yang
“It's easy to become anything you wish . . . so long as you're willing to forfeit your soul.”
Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese

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