While composing a recent blog post, I needed to collect reviews on G. Neri’s Ghetto Cowboy. This was a post that gave me pause. My unpleasant reaction wasn’t so much that the author didn’t care for the book, but what was written in the review about why it wasn’t liked. In trying to learn how… Read More The good, the bad and such cuties!!
I’ve been back to school since 8 August. While my blog posts decreased prior to that with my laptop in the questionable hands of the Geek Squad (sorry, it wasn’t a good experience) my posting didn’t pick up when my machine was returned. Getting back into a routine that begins at 5 a.m is exhausting!… Read More Sunday Morning Reads
review: El Guero: A true adventure story author: Elizabeth Borton de Trevino illustrator: Leslie W. Bowman date: Silver, Burdett, Ginn; 1989 main character: Porferio Trevino Arreola “El Guero” El Guero is historical fiction about Elizabeth Borton de Trevino’s father in law, Porferio. Some details are added to the story for continuity. Porferio and his family… Read More book review: El Guero
The 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities” September 19-23, 2012 Kansas City, Missouri Call for Proposals Opens on August 1st Proposals needed for panels, workshops, and roundtables. Program proposal deadline: September 15, 2011 For more information, go to: http://jclc-conference.org/program/presenter-faqs
The somewhat delayed winner of a copy of The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian is…. Karissa Williams Congratulations!! Please be sure to email me your mailing address.