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“So here I stand, one girl, among many. I speak not for myself, but so those without a voice can be heard … We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back … The extremists are afraid of books and pens. The power of education frightens them. They are afraid of women. The… Continue Reading →
“This is MY hair. It’s great that you love it. I love it too. But please, just look and don’t touch without my permission.” ~~ Aria, in Sharee Miller’s Don’t Touch My Hair! (A version of this article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, February, 2021.) Ah, Valentine’s Day: roses and romance, cards and candlelight,… Continue Reading →
“… dozens of library impact studies since the mid-1990s have shown that effective school libraries increase student achievement in a variety of ways, such as in reading and on standardized tests …” ~ Advocacy and the 21st Century Librarian: Challenges and Best Practices, American Library Association (ALA) Before moving to a small city in Eastern… Continue Reading →
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