Monday, June 22, 2009

Sherman Alexie is a Talented Writer.
Having said that, allow me to add that this is one of the reasons that I am glad I homeschool. This past school year has not gone particularly well, but I am still glad I homeschool.

Anti-bookbanning ALA members need not call.
(And bear in mind who helps St. Nicholas fill your stocking etc.)

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" has won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature and was named one of the Los Angeles Times' Favorite Children's Books of 2007 and New York Times' Notable Children's Books of 2007.

Dear anti-bookbanning ALA member, would you want me to give this to your daughter?


Bill White said...

"National Book Award for Young People's Literature" - there's a warning sign right there. The lists of Newbery and Caldecott Medal winners are also fairly reliable lists of books to avoid.

Ellyn said...

No kidding.
(I am just too old and too tired to be on one of those impotent 'parent committees.' Bless their hearts for trying...but did anyone think the school officials hadn't already made up their minds?)

St. Isidore Foundation

I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.
-- Michelangelo, quoted in Vasari's Lives of the Artists

Meet the Family...
Collect the Action Figures

Yes, three jade ribbons. 15 Years!
(not all the same child)
If you need to ask, you may not wish to know.

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