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Adult Books for Teens: “A Tale for the Time Being”

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki     Nao, a Japanese American girl, was born in California’s Silicon Valley, her father a successful ‘dot-com’ programmer. But as time passes, her dad and his projects become superfluous. In dire straits, … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: Biography: “The Los Angeles Diaries”

  The Los Angeles Diaries: A Memoir by James Brown James Brown begins with that phenomenon of nature that all of us here in the Inland Empire know: the Santa Ana winds. We’ve seen the uprooted trees and downed powerlines … Continue reading

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Gayle Brandeis, student writers, and Open Mic Night

I loved a couple of things that Gayle Brandeis, our guest author for the student writers’ conference on March 28,  had  to say about being a writer. She spoke about her toddler son, and how motherhood–walking with a child who … Continue reading

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