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Pugs of the Frozen North

Pugs of the Frozen North (A Not-So-Impossible Tale) by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre There is a certain pitch that elementary school children can achieve when squealing over something particularly adorable or desirable.  I have no doubt that this book … Continue reading

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One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia Delphine, Vonetta and Fern have been raised by their father and grandmother in Brooklyn.  But the summer Delphine is eleven, the girls venture out to Oakland to spend time with the mother who abandoned … Continue reading

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Where It Began

Have you ever had one of those moments where the world suddenly goes still and silent? My moment happened when I was standing on a chair in my classroom putting a book up on a high shelf.  A white student … Continue reading

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