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Someone is Always By Your Side (Two by Two)

December 5, 2019

Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks Russ is married to a beautiful woman and seemingly has it all. When the novel opens, he is retelling the story about the birth of their daughter. He admits that she came into the picture a little early in the marriage. [Keep Reading]

Superman Dazzles in Issue #1000

December 4, 2019

Action Comics #1000 – Deluxe Edition Superman debuted in the first issue of Action Comics back in 1938. It took 80 years, but there are now over 1000 issues of that comic, along with several other Superman series. This is the original though [Keep Reading]

Questlove is on a Creative Quest

November 22, 2019

Creative Quest by Questlove Questlove is most famous for being the drummer of The Roots, but he is many more things. He is a DJ, a music connoisseur, an avid record collector, a music journalist, and a writer, among other things. His latest book [Keep Reading]

Unspoken Maxims of Childhood

November 19, 2019

“There are unspoken maxims we embrace as children that even the most educated, experienced, advanced adults should never abandon if we want our days to still fascinate and fulfill us.” So writes erik wahl in his book Unthink: rediscover [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Was Always Inclusive

November 11, 2019

Hip-Hop was always an inclusive art form. From its humble beginnings in the Bronx to its expansion throughout the world though, it has moved away from its roots and forgotten this fundamental truth. Dart Adams breaks it down in his new book, The [Keep Reading]

Old School New School Need to Learn Though

November 8, 2019

Run-DMC is my favourite group of all time and literally my introduction to rap music and hip-hop culture. When I first heard them, I knew they were something new and special. They referred to their style as “all brand new, never-ever old [Keep Reading]

Teachers Need to Lead By Example

November 5, 2019

Preshool Clues: Raising Smart, Inspired, and Engaged Kids in a Screen-Filled World by Angela C. Santomero For the past month, my Teaching Tip Tuesday posts have been directly inspired by the wisdom in this book. First, we looked at how we can use [Keep Reading]

A Graphic Novel History of the Apollo Theater

October 18, 2019

Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem’s Legendary Theater by Ted Fox and James Otis Smith The Apollo Theater is one of those legendary venues that has a rich, history behind it. It only makes sense that someone chose to immortalize [Keep Reading]

Ms. Marvel, Catwoman, and Batman

October 17, 2019

Here are the latest graphic novels that I have had the pleasure of reading. Ms. Marvel: Volume 9 – Teenage Wasteland When Ms. Marvel disappears, her friends decide to step in and make sure that Ms. Marvel’s presence is still felt in the [Keep Reading]
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