Did you know a newspaper published a parody of ‘Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!’ called “Richard M. Nixon, Will You Please Go Now!”? And the president resigned 9 days later.
This is the kind of book you have to read again just to soak in the nuances you missed the first time – the very best kind of book.
If ordinary people simply love then act? That is the best and most lasting change that could ever happen.
Somehow she manages to whip up a situation that is both familiar and bizarre then lets it spin – characters and all.
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I was dumbfounded how a middle grade novel could so accurately depict raw grief.
It’s been awhile! But I’m back after a crazy busy summer with a great review for you! My friend Kate Motaung (moe-ta-oong) the brains behind Five Minute Friday has launched a new paper journal for the annual October writing challenge:… Continue Reading →
From the Back Cover: When Cohen Marah steps over his father’s body in the basement embalming room of the family’s funeral home, he has no idea that he is stepping into a labyrinth of memory. Over the next week, Cohen’s… Continue Reading →
From the Back Cover: After Annie Jacobson’s brother Mike enlists as a medic in the Army in 1967, he mails her the address of their long-estranged father. If anything should happen to him in Vietnam, Mike says, Annie must let… Continue Reading →
The Back Cover: “I hear the clatter of swords and torches outside the caves as the soldiers come for me. In a moment their faces will relax when they see a skinny, outnumbered boy. They don’t realize how dangerous I… Continue Reading →
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