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SundayMorningReads

February 23, 2014

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I’ve been complaining for the past couple of years about the shrinking numbers of books written by authors of color. The CCBC’s number came out not too longer ago, only to validate this complaint. The number of books by African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos and American Indians has been steadily decreasing since 2008, while the […]

SundayMorningReads

July 28, 2013

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Have you ever had a difficult time deciding if you needed a particular food supplement so you closed your eyes, held it in your hands and quietly waited to see if it there was a natural tendency to pull or push it away? You have to close your eyes and let you instincts kick it […]

SundayMorningReads

March 31, 2013

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I knew earlier this week that I’d be blogging today so, when I work up, my mind was in composition mode. I was so busy thinking about what I would write that the empty plastic water bottle went into the sink rather than the trash and a fork went into the oatmeal. NPR did straighten […]

SundayMorningReads

February 3, 2013

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I didn’t know until last night that the Harbaughs were born in Toledo, Ohio. No wonder they’re so good! (Yes, Toledo is my hometown.) When the Colts lost early in the playoffs, all my attention turned to the 49ers. You could call me a fair weather fan of the Niners, thanks to my oldest son. […]

SundayMorningReads

May 6, 2012

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Could you take a second to answer this question for me? If you need another option, just leave a comment. Thanks! It IS Asian Pacific Heritage Month! The Hub is running a nice Asian themed series which began with Cindy Pon and most recently featured Asian themed books. How are you celebrating this month? One of […]

SundayMorningReads

February 26, 2012

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Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong is the 2012 recipient of the American Library Association Equality Award. The annual award, $1,000 and a framed citation of achievement are given to an individual or group for outstanding contributions toward promoting equality in the library profession. In being selected for the award, Wong was noted for her outstanding […]

February 12, 2012

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I’m not one to follow the rich and famous and I’m slow to react when they  die. Stunned by the  sudden loss but then, overcome by the mass amount of grief for someone we really didn’t know, who probably couldn’t have cared less about anyone of us and who well, entertained us. Of course any […]

SundayMorningReads

January 29, 2012

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Do you subscribe to listservs? I do and I often exchange information with members of the group and lately, I’ve made it a point to sent two or three POC titles to librarians who can’t seem to find any good books about  bullying or cooking for teens. I remember when I submitted books by Reshonda […]

SundayMorningReads

January 22, 2012

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I noticed a lot of conferences tweeting this week but the most prominent on my radar has been #ALA12 meeting in Dallas. Seven short years ago when I entered the library profession, midwinter was a very small conference mainly for committee meetings. My, how it has grown! The conference also hosts the ALA media award […]