Browsing All posts tagged under »Reading«

Zen, Motorcycle, Mom

June 25, 2020


Today I am thinking of the cycles of time.

Educators Against Academic Excellence? Part 3

February 27, 2020


The situation was heart-breaking; for me, it will always be so. 

March: Graphic Memoir by John Lewis

February 10, 2020


This is the perfect series to read in 2020, a Census year and a Presidential Election year.

Fave Novel Book Talk @ LDL 2/25/20

February 7, 2020


Local Readers! Join me to discuss one of my all-time favorite novels by Black anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston at Lenawee District Library, 1-2 p.m. I fell in love w/ Hurston as an undergrad, and I taught this novel for years in my high school literature classes. I got excited about it every time! I’m excited […]

Talking About How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

February 5, 2020


As promised, I want to invite people to interact in a number of ways. 

Finding Old Friends in the Archive

January 31, 2020


I've finally finished organizing The Archive!!!

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

January 23, 2020


Bri is a high school student with a head full of rhymes, a notebook full of songs, and a heart full of ambition. She is determined to make it as a rapper, and she’s doing all she can to catch that Big Break. I have never, in all my life, met a character who is […]

How To Read a Book by Kwame Alexander

January 14, 2020


With this book, Kwame Alexander sets the tone that I want to convey to young people about reading: it's an adventure; it's full of surprises; and it brings great pleasure.

Antiracist Book Club #1: Ibram Kendi

January 3, 2020


Please Join My Antiracist Book Club!!

X, A Novel, by Ilyasah Shabazz

September 10, 2019


Of course, readers can feel the admiration Shabazz has for her subject, but also, readers know that the writer is telling a story that is hers to tell.