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Celebrate Poetry Month With Diverse Middle Grade Books in Verse
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Celebrate Poetry Month With Diverse Middle Grade Books in Verse

Let’s see, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson received: 2015 John Newbery Medal Honor 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens 2014 National Book Award Winner, Young People’s Literature 2015 Coretta Scott King Book Award I am sure I am missing a few but after picking up the ARC at 2014’s BEA, I … Continue reading

Adapting the Page: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
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Adapting the Page: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

“So this is a record of hate far more than of love.” ~Maurice Bendrix Maurice Bendrix is a character so full of hatred and jealousy, that I absolutely loved him! :) Every snide comment and rude observation was from of a place of jealousy. Jealous of what he couldn’t have, what he lost, his struggle … Continue reading

The Shell Collector  by Anthony Doerr
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The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr

“The exquisitely crafted stories in Anthony Doerr’s acclaimed debut collection take readers from the African coast to the pine forests of Montana to the damp moors of Lapland, charting a vast physical and emotional landscape. Doerr explores the human condition in all its varieties-metamorphosis, grief, fractured relationships, and slowly mending hearts-and conjures nature in both … Continue reading