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around the web
Great tips for helping introverts participate in class without telling them to “just speak up.”
Timely read: How to do nothing
on the blog: I love Maggie’s ideas for creating a list of writing topics.
one year ago: What to read next if you loved the Warriors series
three years ago: Books we read in June 2015
My Library Chicken score this week: The Secrets of Wishtide (which I totally loved, and I thought it was a series but it’s not, and why the heck not? +1), The Art of Eating (+1), The Murder at the Vicarage (+1), The Power of Myth (+1, work-related, though I ended up buying a copy, too), The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (+1), Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America (+1, work-related), Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America (+1, work-related, and the book that launched me on my current Thurgood Marshall kick)
My son is reading Survivors obsessively, making this his second book series obsession of the summer and me pretty much the happiest mom in the universe.
Jason and I are watching our way through season two of Poldark and lots of Marple while I work on my current baby shower knitting project. (Acorn TV is definitely the best subscription television for me!)
I am SO HOPEFUL about the Wrinkle in Time movie. Do not let me down, Ava DuVernay.
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