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book review: March Book One

April 28, 2015


Title: March Book One Authors: John Lewis, Andres Aydin and Nate Powell Date: Top Shelf Productions, 2013 graphic novel; nonfiction March Book One describes John Lewis’ early interest in equality and civil rights. The first hand account relates how Lewis found his voice and became connected to the formal Civil Rights Movement. March is told […]

book review: Pitch Black: don’t be skerd

May 15, 2012

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title: Pitch Black: Don’t Be Skerd author: Youme Landowne and Anthony Horton date: Cinco Puntos Press, 2008 non-fiction YALSA Top Ten Great Graphic Novels in 2009 reading level: 3.1 They meet on a subway in New York City and although they have little else in common, Youme and Anthony discover they are both artists. Anthony shares the story of […]


January 8, 2012


The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.”   Maya Angelou I do hope your new year is off to the most auspicious of beginnings! Two weeks off in mid-winter, packing away Christmas to make what’s old new again, reflective hours inside […]

Graphic Finds

October 20, 2011


These are pictures of the graphic novels I found on my recent visit to Purdue’s Black Culture Center. Several of them were new to me.  

Upcoming YALSA events

February 12, 2008

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I’m posting a few upcoming seminars and conferences of interest. While they may not specifically target students of color, or students’ interests will not be recognized by the large organizations if we don’t attend at make them known! 1. ALAN Executive Secretary Gary Salvner invites you to attend “Young Adults and Their Literature: An Inquiry-Based […]