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Booking Katrina

August 28, 2015


Books give us the stories that help us relate to the past. 10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina was an event that we all watched on television as details unfolded before us. Even with continuous CNN coverage, we could not understand, could not accept the devastation we witnessed. Why didn’t they leave? Why didn’t the government […]

Community Marketing

August 24, 2015

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A few weeks ago, I was in Indianapolis and had a random conversation with a stranger that led to talking about his young son and his summer reading habits. Dad wanted Jr. to read, Jr. didn’t want to read. My message to him was what I’d give any parent. It’s summer. Let him read what […]

August: New Releases

August 5, 2015


I only found two books by authors of color that were release last month and only four this month several more this month. Please do share any MG or YA titles you know that I’ve missed. I’d be quite happy to add them to the list. Original post has been updated. Never Always Sometimes by […]