Monday, May 5, 2014

Deep reading - delight & knowledge

The "vitality of democracy" depends on "popular knowledge of complex questions." - S.S. McClure

Poetry
What Have You Done to Our Ears to Make Us Hear Echoes? - Arlene Kim

Fiction
Flora & Ulysses - Kate DiCamillo
Anila's Journey - Mary Finn
Living Color - Steve Jenkins
Bringing in the New Year - Grace Lin
Wonder - R. J. Palacio
Native American Twelve Days of Christmas - Gary Robinson
Agent to the Stars - John Scalzi
The Freedom Maze - Delia Sherman
The Four Graces - D. E. Stevenson
Drama - Raina Telgemeier

Nonfiction
Following the Curve of Time - Cathy Converse
The Bully Pulpit - Doris Kearns Goodwin
Georgia O'Keeffe and Her Houses - Barbara Buhler Lynes
Lincoln's Melancholy - Joshua Wolf Shenk
Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It - Gary Taubes
The Bride of Science - Benjamin Woolley

DVDThe African AmericansBrother Outsider

CD
Bossa Nova Stories - Eliane EliasBeyond The HorizonCruzando El Río - Radio TarifaKids World PartyNueva York! - Dan Zanes and friends