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SundayMorningReads

December 17, 2017

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I really haven’t had any holiday spirit this year. I did put up decorations and a tree, nada. It could be the warm weather, working in a joyless environment or it could just be an off year for me. Maybe it’s just one of those years. I’m not one of those people who find this […]

Seeking Social Justice

December 13, 2017

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Social justice in the United States evolved when Marxist principles were applied to the criminal justice system. This is a justice that seeks remedies that are meant to be good for the entire society but because of the transient nature of societies, there is no single, clear definition for social justice. It is a rather […]

Second Tuesday Serials: Rebellion of Thieves

December 12, 2017

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title: Rebellion of Thieves series: Robyn Hoodlum Adventure author: Kekla Magoon date: Bloomsbury, 2016 main character: Robyn Loxley Robyn is resolved to save her parents. She’s a young, brown skinned girl who is fearless in her fight for justice. She and her merry gang house themselves in an abandoned church where they can go undetected […]

November Rights Reports

December 4, 2017

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Rights reports give a glimpse into what books by IPOC authors that we can look forward to being printed for American youth in the long run. This information originally appeared in Publishers Weekly. Chris Paul and Liz Bicknell at Candlewick have acquired Yoko Tanaka’s Dandelion’s Dream, a wordless picture book that explores the unexpected aspiration […]