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Sharing Black Stories: Brown Girl Dreaming

Sharing Black Stories: Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today’s finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s…
June Wrap Up and July Goals

June Wrap Up and July Goals

I love new months. Looking back on the previous month, reflecting, noticing my accomplishments and then looking forward to the next month and setting goals. I have a lot of goals for July, notebooking, writing, reading, and crocheting. It’s a big list, but I look forward to seeing what I…
Currently Reading

Currently Reading

Are you a reader that reads more than one book at a time or do you focus on one before you start another? I am what I have dubbed a “mood reader.” I read a lot of books at once and bounce between them based on how I feel and…
The Lit Review Crew

The Lit Review Crew

Hello! I have been updating a few things on here and wanted to share about the Lit Review Crew. We are a group of 20 avid-readers who are also teachers and librarians. Some of us are in the east coast, others in the west, and still more are in the…