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From the Heartland: Kekla Magoon

September 2, 2014


Indiana has proven to be such a rich state for authors who address ethnically diverse characters that I cannot image what I’d find if I looked for authors in Florida, Ohio, Texas or Rhode Island. These authors are among our hometown heroes because they document our local lives. When brought into classrooms and libraries, they […]

ALAN pt. I

November 30, 2013


Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is? – Frank Scully Last year’s ALAN was in Vegas and I was able to stay over for Thanksgiving dinner with my son and DIL at Bob Flay’s Mesa Grill. This year it was in Boston. Although I didn’t stretch my visit into […]

review: 37 Things I love (in no particular order)

July 4, 2012

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title: 37 things I love (in no particular order) author: Kekla Magoon date: Henry Holt and Company, May 2012 main character: Ellis Baldwin I was pretty well through the book before I caught on to what the title means and by then, the story was about to take on a whole new meaning. I think Magoon […]