I know it’s a few days late, but here we go, anyway. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone
In July of last year, I decided that I was going to create QR codes to put in the books of my personal library – a reaction to students wanting book talks (which I was happy about) while I was trying to teach a small group of students. The project fell flat when a number … Continue reading
http://prezi.com/bin/preziloader.swf Transgender Characters in Young Adult Literature on Prezi
As I watched my Twitter feed yesterday, I was saddened to find out that Lauren Myracle’s Shine was no longer a finalist for the National Book Award. In my perusal of the tweets, I saw something about a need to preserve the integrity of the award, which, given the content of Lauren Myracle’s book… never … Continue reading
I’ve updated the reader response pages. More to come tomorrow.
I discovered, about halfway through this project, that I set it up incorrectly. While I own my domain, it is still hosted through WordPress, and I’m not sure how to go about changing that — the resources I’ve found haven’t been overly helpful. I spent this morning (yes, I realize it’s only 10:30, and yes, … Continue reading
> Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach My rating: 2 of 5 stars You know, I was with it and thought it was funny up until the point where the little black baby was toddling past the door and the writing suggests that the furniture in the house is poor, and it’s the … Continue reading
Somehow it seems like the more I work, the more complicated this gets.
> Since the end of my semester teaching 8th grade, I’ve been in a reading slump. I don’t know what caused it, but I’ve been having a hard time finding a book that I have really gotten into. And that makes me sad. I went on an excursion today with my school’s Rockin’ Librarian and … Continue reading
>To my 13 subscribers (yes, I checked), I’m changing my URL. This is an effort to streamline my online identity as The Supplier, and provide continuity across platforms. Hopefully, the next post you see from me will come from http://thebooksupplier.blogspot.com. My fingers are crossed, and see you on the other side. BTW, if it doesn’t … Continue reading