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My winter reading roster..

I’ve had another enjoyable winter reading adventure. Girls on trains, Old Testament, spider webs, dam busters, dogs, sea, sickroom, nuns, emancipation… As a teacher-librarian for 15 years, I read about 3 fiction and non-fiction titles per week-it was a job … Continue reading

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Capitalist fights Putin for justice

This Invester has a very convincing story about the evils inside Russia. A capitalist turned human rights fighter is a fascinating read.    (Reuters) The former banker claims Vladimir Putin runs Russia like a crime syndicate. He should know: corrupt officials … Continue reading

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Reading Transforms Us – NYTimes

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/21/opinion/sunday/how-writing-transforms-us.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region&_r=0 ….MOST writing seeks to influence you to think or feel how the author wants you to think or feel. The article you are reading now is no exception. We want you to think about certain things in a certain … Continue reading

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Indigo- Teen Reads awards

Calling All Canadian Teens Indigo (“where Canadians shop for books, DVDs, kids’ toys, games, and music CDs online”) has just announced its first annual Teen Reads Awards. The awards were launched to encourage Canadians between the ages of 11 and … Continue reading

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