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Maybe this is the language major with a minor in women studies in me speaking, but I think the things we say are just as important as the things we do. The words we use reflect our biases in ways … Continue reading
Recently I’ve been thinking about the implicit messages that children devour in media that is directed at them. What message do we send to boys who watch Dora the Explorer when we make a spin-off show called Go Diego Go … Continue reading
I was recently “tagged” by Just Another Rabid Reader, and while I won’t be participating in the tag itself, I found the question she asked me really interesting: “What is your go-to “Guilty Pleasure” book?” Because, of course, I can’t … Continue reading
As much as Galinda might disagree, popularity isn’t something gained by a new gown and hair style, especially when it comes to books. The trends of popularity aren’t easy to pick out. … Continue reading
Earlier this week Maureen Johnson tweeted about this article which talks about a school library that created a “boy cave” in order to encourage boys to read. Johnson expressed her concern for one quote said by the librarian involved in … Continue reading