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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give Wins Lincoln Award!

This March, teens throughout Illinois voted The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas winner of the 2019 Lincoln Award. The wildly popular novel, now also a movie, is currently #2 on the NY Times YA Best Sellers List. Named after Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Award is sponsored by the Association of Illinois School Library Educators […]

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March Madness: MCU Edition

Spring is my second favorite season, (summer, you’re doing amazing, sweetie!) and with spring coming into bloom, that means the days are slowly getting longer and warmer, the chirping of birds right outside my bedroom window serve as nature’s ultimate alarm clock, baseball season is around the corner, and for 3 glorious weeks there’s college […]

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Three Blind Mice or Three Identical Strangers

Under the recommendation from a fellow colleague, I recently sat down to watch a compelling documentary titled Three Identical Strangers. The film follows the lives of triplets separated at birth and finally reuniting 19 years later under unusual circumstances. As one half of two sets of twins in my family; I was intrigued. What turns […]

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