Monthly Archives: August 2019

Three Books & A Movie

Some recent reads worth checking out: Joyce Carol Oates: The Falls I enjoyed this fast-paced novel. I’ve been reading and listening to a few of Oates’ books this summer.  She’s a pro at taking a current issue, in this case, … Continue reading

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Poet Lee Bennett Hopkins

The world of children’s literature lost a champion this week with the death of Lee Bennett Hopkins, poet and anthologist. I had the good fortune to meet and interview Hopkins when I was working as a graduate assistant to Dr. … Continue reading

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Newtown, CT: My Town, Your Town, Our Town

via Newtown, CT: My Town, Your Town, Our Town I wrote this post 6 years ago. Count all the lives lost to gun violence since then. Unless we vote like our lives depend on it; nothing will ever change.  

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