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Veterans’ Day Reading: “The Yellow Birds”

    The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers “The war tried to kill us in the spring.” “Then, in summer, the war tried to kill us as the heat blanched all color from the plains.” ‘The war had killed thousands by … Continue reading

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Adult books for teens: Biography: “Until Tuesday”

Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos Montalvan      Montalvan returned from two extended tours in Iraq a wounded warrior. Two Iraqis attempted to assassinate him because he was working hard to stop bribery and a thriving black market of US … Continue reading

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