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Cheryl Cheryl said: " Am asking local library to purchase. Optimistic they will.
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Read the prologue... promises to be non-partisan and cross-disciplinary.
I've been a skeptic for more than half a century, but 'new-school' bullshit is more difficult for me t
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John Greenleaf Whittier
“... laws of changeless justice bind
Oppressor with oppressed;
And, close as sin and suffering joined,
We march to Fate abreast.”
John Greenleaf Whittier

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“To live is to be slowly born.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Flight to Arras

Patricia A. McKillip
“But you had a right to be angry.”
“Yes. But not to hurt those I love, or myself.”
Patricia A. McKillip, The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

César Chávez
“We need to help students and parent cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community--and this nation.”
César Chávez

Ann Leckie
“You don't get suspense when the reader doesn't know what happens next--you get suspense when the reader *cares* what happens next. You don't get forward momentum from lots of frenetic things happening--you get it when the reader cares about what happens.”
Ann Leckie

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haikus (Poetry)
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Description: My son challenged me to write a haiku because he's writing some in 8th grade. It was kinda fun.
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