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Links I Loved Last Week 7/10/16

I’ve taken a few weeks off from my weekly Links I Loved feature, and I am sad to be back with another edition focused exclusively on readings about race and police violence. Phil Nel’s blog post title captures my feelings about this week: Again. And Again. And… ENOUGH. Chris Lehmann reminds us that white teachers…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 6/13/16

There was a wee bit of action on the blog, a post about my newest hobby–art journaling: 10 Reasons I Love Art Journaling In reading: Just two left in Korman’s Swindle series! (Well, until a new one comes out in September. SIGH.) Hideout is the most absurd yet in the series. Evil Swindle (the kids’…

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love Art Journaling

It’s an excuse to buy more notebooks. And art notebooks have the kind of wonderfully thick and toothy paper that I always have trouble finding in a writer’s notebook. My favorite notebooks right now are Moleskine watercolor sketchbooks. The 16 x 12 is so impractical, but I love it so much. The supplies! The amazing…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 6/6/16

On the blog: 10 Books I Actually Read at the Beach In reading: Jairo Buitrago’s Two White Rabbits is a sensitive, artful look at a little girl’s experience trying to cross borders as a migrant. The exquisite illustrations by Rafael Yockteng help connect some of the dots that are intentionally missing in the narrative. A…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 5/30/16 #imwayr

On the blog: A links post of my favorite curated content from the last couple of weeks In reading: My son and I continue to work our way through Gordon Korman’s heisty middle-grade series. In Framed, our hero gets blamed for a heist he didn’t actually commit, sent to an alternative school that’s nicknamed Jail…