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The Angel’s Game, by Carl Ruiz Zafon


I loved this book. It had that feeling of underlying evil, secrets, decay. By the end, I didn’t know if the narrator had really experienced the story, or was it all a mind induced illusion? Whatever the answer, it was … Continue reading

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Fallen, by Lauren Kate


I chose this book Fallen by reading a┬áreview. It sounded interesting and reminded me of Beautiful Creatures, which I enjoyed. This book about obsession was obsessive in my need to read it constantly. There is a sequel, Tormented, but I … Continue reading

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Yosemite Library


I will bet many of you do not know that Yosemite National Park has a Library. This gem is tucked away, upstairs from the Museum. Two days per week, people who love all things Yosemite may venture up the stairs … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Hannah Mendes by Naomi Ragen


This is one of the absolute best books I have read in awhile. I also enjoyed Naomi’s Sacrifice of Tamar, but this book blows that one out of the water! A bias of mine is that I love good historical … Continue reading

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LIBR 233 Semester Reflections on School Libraries and Challenges


LIBR 233 due Nov. 28.- Dec. 4 Reflect on the semester readings, discussions, assignments, etc. Has your vision changed? What are you looking forward to implementing in your school library program? What worries you about the profession? (Jobs, isolation). What … Continue reading

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Reflections on The New School Librarian, LIBR 233


“What is in a name? Over the last 25 years (probably longer) the title of School Librarian has morphed from school librarian to media specialist to teacher librarian. In Canada and California, and maybe other places we are officially teacher … Continue reading

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Shake, Rattle and Roll, a movie


This is a fun movie starring a very young Renee Zellweiger. Rock and Roll is sweeping the nation: Fats Domino, the Charelles. There is still segregation but some people are trying to break down the barriers. The local high school … Continue reading

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