{book} open mic

Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices edited by Mitali Perkins Candlewick, 2013. (ages 12 & up) hardcover, 127pages w/ “About the Contributors.” Library loan. As Mitali Perkins observes in her “Introduction,” “humor has the power to break down barriers and cross borders. Once you’ve shared a laugh with someone, it’s almostContinue reading “{book} open mic”

8th grade super zero

8th Grade Super Zero by Olugbemisola  Rhuday-Perkovich Arthur A. Levine Books, 2010 Hardcover, 336 pages Ages 10-14 (for best results) Thought this looked interesting and thought I would give it a try…and it is on my 2010 concenter list. Glad I did, I could not put this one down. Reginald Garvey McKnight would have preferredContinue reading “8th grade super zero”