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I live and work in suburban southern NJ
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*High School Librarian in southern NJ
*EdM Secondary Ed., concentration in English
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Book Review: Crying Laughing

Book Review

Crying Laughing by Lance Rubin

Publishing date: November 19, 2019

Read courtesy of netgalley.com

5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

If we couldn't get more of Denton Little, at least we have Winnie Friedman. Cleverly written story about comedy without being forced and corny -- quite an achievement. Makes me want to start an improv club for my students!

Even though I know a bat mitzvah is for girls and a bar mitzvah is for boys, and the reader is…

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Posted on September 8, 2019 at 11:12am

Book Review: The Twilight Man

Book Review

The Twilight Man

a graphic novel by Koren Shadmi

Publish date: 08 Oct 2019

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I don't care whether you're a fan of "The Twilight Zone" or not. This graphic novel biography about Rod Serling is excellent. It's strength is that it showed the evolution of the man and his storytelling. The drawings were clear and not confusing while maintaining drama and emotion. It was a quick read for 169 pages. And the ending…

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Posted on June 12, 2019 at 1:17pm

Book Review: The Liars of Mariposa Island

Book Review

The Liars of Mariposa Island

by Jennifer Mathieu

Publication Date 17 Sep 2019

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I have to be honest; I forgot what the title of this book was while I was reading it. Now that I see it has the word "Liars" in it, the book makes more sense. It's about liars. I like the book a 1/2 star better than I did before remembering the title.

The story is about a dysfunctional family fooling itself…

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Posted on June 11, 2019 at 7:02pm

Book Review: The Stone Rainbow

The Stone Rainbow

by Liane Shaw

Pub Date: 17 Sep 2019  

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My first note to myself early in the book was, "As a straight person, I've been curious about this. Maybe I'll find out," in reaction to Jack wondering how to find out if someone he might be interested in is gay or not.   It ends up that I don't explicitly "find out," due mainly to the fact that there's nothing to "find out."…

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Posted on May 30, 2019 at 8:03pm

Book Review: Flutter

Flutter

by Gina Linko

Pub Date: 23 Oct 2012  

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Note: I, too, received this as a galley copy to review many years ago, but I just got around to posting about it.



This was a quick read, well, a compelling read, because I was pulled along by the plot, the mystery of Emery's illness, and the connections all of the…
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Posted on May 25, 2019 at 8:08am

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Book Review: Crying Laughing

Book ReviewCrying Laughing by Lance RubinPublishing date: November 19, 2019Read courtesy of netgalley.com5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐If we couldn't get more of Denton Little, at least we have Winnie Friedman. Cleverly written story about comedy without being forced and corny -- quite an achievement. Makes me want to start an improv club for my students!Even though I know a bat mitzvah is for girls and a bar mitzvah is for boys, and the reader is told about the character's bat mitzvah, I still found myself…See More
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Book Review: Dreamland (YA edition)

Book Review: Dreamland (YA edition)by Sam QuinonesPublication Date: July 16, 2019  read courtesy of netgalley.comYou know how there are One School, One Book or One City, One Book campaigns? Well, Dreamland (YA edition) by Sam Quinones should be a candidate for One Country, One Book. It's that good and that meaningful. I'm going to try to find a way to get as many people as I can at my high school to read this.Quinones does an amazing job of clearly explaining a vast amount of research, of…See More
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At 1:36pm on May 8, 2019, Jarvis Sheffield, M.Ed. said…

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At 8:36am on February 2, 2012, Mike McQueen said…

Greetings Arlen,

I'm Mike McQueen, teacher librarian and founder of http://www.GettingBoysToRead.com. Like many school districts, we are in a financial crises. Our school board recently proposed to eliminate ALL 20+ middle school teacher librarians and also cut all 90+ elementary schools to half time. Since we are the biggest district in all of Colorado, we worry this will cause other districts to follow suit. We launched an online movement and are going to do our best to put up a good fight.

If possible, please visit our Facebook page and "Like" us http://www.facebook.com/SupportSchoolLibraries . Adding a positive comment and sharing with your friends would help our morale as well. The board finalizes the budget soon so your timely support would be greatly appreciated!

Sincerely,

Mike McQueen

Teacher Librarian at McLain HS

Lakewood, CO

At 9:48am on May 27, 2009, Mike McQueen said…
Hi Arlen,
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - http://GettingBoysToRead.com. Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.

Sincerely,
Mike McQueen

LET'S NETWORK HERE TOO (request me as a friend):
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