Friday News Bites: Sandra Bland, Egregious Deaths, SCIENCE! + More

This week’s news stories primarily regard the #BlackLivesMatter movement, science-y bits, and a splash of book news thrown in. Let’s get started, friends.

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Friday News Bites: Selfie Sticks, Seuss, SCIENCE! + More

Happy Friday, unicorns! Let’s see you into the weekend with some science, entertainment news, and more.

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The Quest, or What Those $300 Shoes Are Really Saying To You

I always know when I am seriously discontented with the way my life is going.

Aside from the emotional eating, the cataclysmic breakdowns inflicted on the hapless boyfriend and the mindless surfing of the Internet, the kind that leaves you with a hollow and depressed feeling like you just ate a huge bag of candy and can’t quite remember why, there is also The Quest.
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Kids’ Books I Like: Reading With Dr. Seuss

My goal with this series is to tell you about some of the newer books for young readers, the ones you might not remember from your childhood.  The YA section of a bookstore has become a big and slightly confusing place (did you know that Barnes and Noble now has a “Teen Paranormal Romance” section?) and I think it’s worth pointing out some of the newer voices that you might miss in the brightly colored melee. Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Reading With Dr. Seuss

Kids’ Books I Like: Audience Participation

Good afternoon class.  Today we will be discussing interactive books for young people.  Some of my daughter’s favorite books are the ones that let her play along, Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Audience Participation