Lupe Wong Won't Dance

Lupe Wong Won’t Dance

For the sports-minded young people in your life, hand them this book. For the activist young people in your life, hand them this book. For the square-dancing young people in your life … wait … what?

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Arab Arab All Year Long

Arab Arab All Year Long!

This is a buoyant book, organized by month, celebrating the things Arab kids make and the time they spend with family and friends. As the flyleaf says, it is a portrait “of the rich culture and the blend of old and new that exists throughout the Arab diaspora.”

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Day #349: MinnPost

I am grateful for the fine journalism and opinion pieces published by MinnPost, an online newspaper which we have been supporting since its inception. For

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A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle

Day #322: Ananda

I am grateful for “ananda.” I remember this from my first reading of the book. It’s a goal. “Ananda,” said Mrs. Murry thoughtfully. “That rings

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Day #319: The Crucible

It was seventh grade. Our school play was “The Crucible.” We examined that book through the lens of acting, understanding it more fully than reading

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