The Legend of Korra by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino (TV Series) Seth’s Blog by Seth Godin (Blog) The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi (Book) The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard (Graphic Novel) Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow (Book)
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Posts Tagged: books
1. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler 2. Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden 3. Secret Daughter by Shilipi Somaya Gowda 4. Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks 5. The Sevenwaters series by Juliet Marillier 6. Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking by Susan Cain
1. Movie: Catching Fire 2. Book: The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers 3. Movie: Star Trek Into Darkness 4. CD: Rise by Skillet 5. Book: Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
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Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder by Mariah Bruehl Review by Monique Marchilli-Barker Mariah Bruehl is a parent with over a decade of experience in the field of education. After making the decision to leave her job and stay home, she set out to supplement her daughter’s education by providing meaningful… Read more »
A recently re-read To Kill at Mockingbird as I really like the film adaptation and it had been years since I read the book. This book is often challenged with reasons cited as “offensive language” and “racism”. However, I think it is a true reflection of life at the time and its themes and events… Read more »
I was surprised to “hear” that Invisible Man was banned because it had “…no literary value.” The article in the Christian Science monitor attributes that view to only one member of the Randolph County school board in North Carolina, who actually says that he himself did not find literary value in that book. It brings… Read more »
To Kill a Mockingbird is my favorite book and it has been banned many times in many places. Atticus Finch has the kind of integrity and character that I strive to imitate. Had I not read this book when I was younger, I would not try to be a better human being than I… Read more »
When reading the top ten most challenged books of 2012, I was surprised to see Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series in the top slot. My next thought was “Why I am surprised, the series is called Captain Underpants, of course it is going to offend?!” It is obvious to me that Dav Pilkey remembers not… Read more »