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The Boy in the Black Suit, by Jason Reynolds


This book won the Coretta Scott King Award. The scenes of the neighborhood reminded me of the film Fences. People sitting out on their stoop, reading the newspaper and watching neighbors walk by. Kids playing in the street. People’s lives … Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember, by Nicholas Sparks


Most of you will know Nicholas Sparks as the author of The Notebook. I never read the book, but I watched the movie several times. It is lovely and romantic, and sad as romantic movies often are. This book is … Continue reading

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