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Banned Books for Kids: Reading Lists and Activities for Teaching Kids to Read Censored Literature By American Library Association (ALA) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728266008
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Sourcebooks - September 18th, 2023

"The act of reading outside of your experience increases empathy. It broadens our understanding of humanity and our ideas about who we are and what we can be."- Jesmyn Ward

This book is a jewel of a resource for educators and caregivers alike. Help youth understand their right to free expression, information, and imagination. Includes discussion guides, writing prompts, and "read-alike" book suggestions for future reading.

 


Review by Sarah P.

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The Postman Always Rings Twice (Special Edition) (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Anniversary Edition) By James M. Cain Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593311912
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - August 9th, 2022

Dark, cynical, and suspenseful like nothing else, Cain’s classic tale about one couple’s murder plot gone wrong is an excellent entry point into the world of noir. It’s a short read that unfolds brilliantly and will haunt you for years.


Review by Connor