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book review: In Darkness

October 3, 2012

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title: In Darkess author: Nick Lake date: Bloomsbury, January 2012 main character: Shorty   Nick Lake tells the story of Haiti by combining the stories of Toussaint L’Overture and Shorty. When we meet Shorty, he is trapped in a hospital that has collapsed on him in the 2010 earthquake that devastated the country. He uses his time in […]


February 7, 2010


What a beautiful blue Sunday! Colts blue, that is! If you need another reason to cheer the Colts on this evening, check out their commitment to literacy. Always committed to literacy is PaperTigers. They’re all about multicultural books for young people with a focus on voices in the Pacific Rim. This past week, PaperTigers kicked off […]

More for Haiti

January 13, 2010

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Heifer International is issuing an emergency appeal for funds to help families in Haiti recover and restore their lives following yesterday’s catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake. “Heifer is by no means a traditional first responder,” said Steve Denne, Heifer’s chief operating officer, “but we have projects and partner families in Haiti who likely have lost everything, and […]

Haitian Help

January 13, 2010

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I received this information in an email last week, however giving recent events in Haiti, I thought it should be shared so that others could have the opportunity to support this well established endeavor. Meet, Eat, Drink, Dance, Donate! What: The 8th Annual Merci D’Avance Dance (Thanks in Advance Dance) Where: Messina Italian Restaurant Directions […]