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YA Book Recommendations

The first two books are realistic fiction and the last two are nonfiction. Each book has its theme, but Heroine and Girl in Pieces are more about mental illnesses and self struggles. The books do cover facts that are common within the world but each book individually goes in-depth of the main character’s story. Heroine […]

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An Ode to John Cusack Movies

There’s something about John Cusack that makes everything feel right in the world. Maybe it’s because he was born in Evanston, IL and still has hometown pride for the city of Chicago. Maybe it’s because the characters he plays in movies all speak to my angsty soul in a need to write sappy poetry because […]

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We Remember Chadwick Boseman: 1976-2020

Jackie Robinson. Thurgood Marshall. James Brown. Three Black heroic icons in their respective professions.  To that, add T’Challa (aka Black Panther) and you have four superheroes.   Aside from their hero status, what do these four men have in common: Chadwick Boseman, who passed away at the age of 43 on August 28 after a four […]

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5 Ways to Infuse Montessori Education into Your Child’s Daily Life

August 31, 2020 marks Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday! Maria Montessori’s philosophy of education lives on today in Montessori schools and homes across the world. Today, thousands of educators, parents, and caregivers are remembering and celebrating Montessori’s commitment to advocating for the human rights of children. Celebrate with us by finding some new ways that you […]

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