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What I’ve Been Reading: Graphic Novels

Hey! I’m home sick today for something between horrible body aches, stomachache, and the need for an emotional pressure-free day after giving a whole lot of support to my partner, who is in the thick of grieving after a recent death. A lot has been going on. I went to my first convention this weekend, … Continue reading

Picture Book Catch-Up: Texts Concerning Imagination and Adaptation
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Picture Book Catch-Up: Texts Concerning Imagination and Adaptation

I will be presenting on diverse books again in October for the Minnesota Library Association Conference, yay! I had applied for two group presentations, and unfortunately I will not be talking about work at my library, Science House, as well, but I am super-psyched to be doing booktalks again. Our book-talker for picture books last … Continue reading

Perfect by Rachel Joyce (Review)
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Perfect by Rachel Joyce (Review)

Perfect. By Rachel Joyce. Random House, 2013. 385 pages. Byron’s best friend noticed the article: two seconds were going to be added to time. The eleven-year-old instinctively knows nothing positive can come altering something every-steady and perfect but does not suspect how heavy the repercussions may fall on his mother. Can a mistake that happens in … Continue reading