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Review: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

I really enjoyed this debut novel that combines courtroom drama with a moving story about a Korean-American family.  Even better, the author is local and writes about a small town in Virginia that doesn’t exist but felt very real. The Yoo family runs a  a… Continue Reading “Review: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim”

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

This is the third book I’ve read by Carolyn Parkhurst, and each one has left me with deeply mixed feelings.  There are many books you put down and don’t really remember.  Hers are the opposite.  She gives you beautiful writing and compelling characters, but… Continue Reading “Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst”

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of A Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

I have several friends who have children on the autism spectrum, and being in the education world I think it’s important that I understand as much as I can. My sister is a special education teacher and she works with autistic children every day.… Continue Reading “The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of A Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism”

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