Tag Archives: civil rights

New Civil Rights Series–In Print and as eBooks

If you are doing an assignment on civil rights in the 20th or 21st centuries, come check out a great book. This series deals with South Africa and Apartheid laws; Iran and women’s rights; American Indians and Alcatraz Island; the … Continue reading

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Movie Tie-In: The Help

Movie Tie-Ins: The Help by Kathryn Stockett   As I mentioned earlier, I read Worth Dying For because I wanted to try a Jack Reacher novel. If you read my post, you know I didn’t like it very much. As I … Continue reading

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More new biography and memoir

So–I’m defining biography and memoir a little loosely here, but I think teachers would love to have you read any of these books. And you’ll find empathy, outrage, inspiration and courage through your reading. Enjoy! We All Fall Down by … Continue reading

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