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Read This: The Cheesemaker's Daughter

I'm here today to highly recommend a beautiful, powerful, intercultural story: The Cheesemaker's Daughter, by Kristin Vuković.

Read This: The Cheesemaker's Daughter

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Read This: The 50 States Bucket List: The Ultimate Journal for a Journey Across America

Oh, I have SUCH a great travel journal to recommend to our wandering educators today! The 50 States Bucket List: The Ultimate Journal for a Journey Across America, written and illustrated by Jessica Laughlin and published by Quarto, is THE most fun travel journal I've ever seen. 

Read This: The Light She Feels Inside

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Jun 04, 2024 / 0 comments

I was so excited to have this new and diverse children’s book to review: The Light She Feels Inside by Gwendolyn Wallace.  

Read This: The Light She Feels Inside

I hadn’t grown up seeing myself in books—and I always felt that absence so deeply, it hurt sometimes. I have never found something that resonated with my inner child so much as this book. 

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Read This Hilarious Middle Reader Book: Matt Sprouts And The Curse Of The Ten Broken Toes

I'm so excited to share an extraordinary, hilarious new book...and an interview with the author! Matt Sprouts And The Curse Of The Ten Broken Toes, written by educator and master storyteller Matt Eicheldinger, is SUCH a joy to read. 

 Matt Sprouts And The Curse Of The Ten Broken Toes

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Read This: Keith Taylor's All the Time You Want: Selected Poems, 1977 - 2017

 

You know how a book of poems grabs you and doesn't let go? 

Read This: Keith Taylor's All the Time You Want

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Read This: Secret Michigan: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

Do you ever think you'd like to learn some weird and wonderful things about where you live or travel? Perhaps there's a secret speakeasy in your town, or you're headed somewhere new and would like to get off the tourist trail. 
 
Well, if you live in or are coming to visit Michigan, I've got the book for you!
 
Read This: Secret Michigan: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
 
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Read This: Lebanon: A Chronicle of Resilience

In his poignant debut book, Lebanon: A Chronicle of Resilience, Ali R. Jaber, a Lebanese American student at the University of Michigan Dearborn, unveils a compelling narrative that delves into the heart of Lebanon's enduring spirit. Through vivid storytelling and personal reflections, Jaber offers readers a rare glimpse into the complexities of his homeland, exploring themes of perseverance, identity, and hope.

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Ubuntu and Humanity's Deep-seated Connection

Excerpted from Sapiens Reinvented by Jim Loehr

Read the book that will change your life: After Everything

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Mar 05, 2024 / 0 comments

If you could only read one book in your lifetime, THIS is the one. After Everything, written by global educator, poet, writer, and coach Monna McDiarmid, is a gift. 

This book is EVERYTHING. 

Read the book that will change your life: After Everything

McDiarmid has given us a novel that is beautiful, important, and life-changing. 

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D-Day Landings: A Travel Guide to Normandy’s Beaches and Battlegrounds: Sainte-Mère-Église

Published to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the military mission that changed World War II, D-Day Landings: A Travel Guide to Normandy’s Beaches and Battlegrounds is Bradt’s new guidebook to visiting beaches, memorials, museums, battlefields, and other sites associated with D-Day and the Battle of Normandy (Operation Overlord). A simple-to-follow, portable guide for independent travellers, it will help visitors to explore World War II history.

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