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Newsletter for a New Year

“That dusty bookroom, whose windows were never opened, through whose panes the summer sun struck a dingy shaft where gold specks danced and shimmered, opened magic casements for me through which I looked out on other worlds and times than those I lived in: worlds filled with poetry and prose a...

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Calm the Chaos

Navigate Your Stars By Jesmyn Ward Beautifully illustrated in full color by Gina Triplett, this gorgeous and profound book will charm a generation of students–and their parents. Ward’s inimitable voice shines through as she shares her experience as a Southern black woman and addresses th...

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Escape to Moominland

The Origin of Moomins and the Great Flood “I want to be a wild thing, not an artist.” –Tove Jansson “The unrealistic nature of these tales (which narrow-minded rationalists object to) is an important device, because it makes obvious that the fairy tales’ concern is not ...

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Reading on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day happens to fall between a failed insurrection at the United States Capital, a President’s Impeachment, and the President elect Joe Biden...

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