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Erinehart
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#ucflae3414f19 The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm is a children's science fiction novel written by Nancy Farmer. This tells a story of a chief general leading a battle against the gangs which terrorize the nation in 2194. This book would be great as an IR for grade levels 4-5.

Erinehart https://www.shmoop.com/the-ear-the-eye-the-arm/ This is a great resource for this text to get a better insight of what the text is about as it provides a summary. 2d
Erinehart The UDL strategy that I would use for this novel is 2.1 “Clarify vocabulary and symbols.“ Since this is science fiction, there are some vocabulary words that may be unfamiliar to the students.
An ESOL strategy that would be great for this text is #9 “Teach note-taking strategies: T-lists, time lines etc.“
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#BOTMBUDDYREAD #9

Frank seems to be intrigued by Charlotte and the girls. Thoughts on this?

kspenmoll He seems to be figuring out a way to use them- camouflage maybe? Makes me nervous for them. Charlotte has never been anywhere outside her hometown & though she is determined, she has no experience outside that world. (edited) 5d
TheBookHippie @kspenmoll I keep thinking OH GIRL BE CAREFUL!! 😳 5d
Mitch @TheBookHippie Yes - there a lot of tension in these sections - i want to scream out at here like at a Punch N Judy show - “ behind you...!“ 5d
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Mitch @TheBookHippie Another great photo! 🙌 🙌 🙌 🙌 5d
Mitch Im wondering if subconsciously Frank is thinking about his own life - and part of him might be wondering if he can play the role of husband / father - see what it feels like - an alternate path his life could have taken if things had been different 5d
TheBookHippie @Mitch RIGHT?!?! Yelling at book. I seriously want this dress now 😆 5d
Mitch @TheBookHippie And handbag! 5d
TheBookHippie @Mitch Sundays meant gloves for me until my 30s 😇 ha. So funny how quickly that all changed. 5d
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Mitch agreed!! But I also think he is using them as a cover. I think he will fall in love with her in the end though... 5d
Hooked_on_books I think he‘s intrigued, but I don‘t think he‘d have any compunction about shooting them all. It‘s who he is. 5d
AmyG I am thinking they fall in love. He is using her, she is using him...neither wants to be involved as each is so different than the other. I hear...love. 5d
Sargar114 I agree that the love story is on the horizon. Frank wasn‘t anticipating it, but since he knows the life he knew is on the kaputz that he subconsciously is open to a different life and Charlotte is more than he expected. And Charlotte is looking for different, hopefully better. 5d
Librarybelle I think both Frank and Charlotte are using each other as a means to an end. I'm pretty sure a relationship will develop. Where will it lead?? I guess we'll find out... 5d
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#BOTMBUDDYREAD #9

How are you liking this read? Is it what you thought? How do you think our characters are going to meet?

RachelAmphlett I didn‘t read the blurb or anything before starting it, I just bought it based on some bloggers raving about it. At the beginning, I wasn‘t sure what to think, although I adored Berney‘s turn of phrase with characters and setting. When it transpired he *might* have had a hand in the assassination, I was like whaaaat? 😂 2w
TheBookHippie @RachelAmphlett I always go in blind to these #BOTMBUDDYREADS so I‘m unbiased to make questions and read it clean -so I had the same reaction ! I didn‘t read the flap on the book til yesterday 😬😳 2w
RachelAmphlett @TheBookHippie I did the same with an Instagram readalong of King‘s Duma Key earlier this year and I think I enjoyed it more for that reason 2w
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TheBookHippie @RachelAmphlett I am finding I prefer it. No clouding of judgement even if I think I‘m going in blind. It‘s fun to find out all together as well as speculate together. 2w
Sargar114 So far, I‘m meh. I really like Charlotte but not overly fond of the noir style going along with Franks story. I think I‘ll enjoy it more now that they‘re on the run. But I do like seeing the perspective of the hit man. That‘s an exciting touch and will give a good cat and mouse kinda feel. 2w
Jess861 This isn't a book I would've picked up if I hadn't decided to try and join in on this conversation (if I can find the time). I find myself pleasantly surprised and am enjoying the book so far. I was able to get to the end of chapter 8 fairly quickly and found myself wanting to read more. I am interested to see how the characters meet as I really haven't an idea at the moment (although I assume they will meet somewhere on the road very soon). 2w
AmyG I probably wouldn‘t have picked this up on my own. I wasn‘t too sure about it but am curious to see where this all leads. I like the Charlotte part the most and I figure her and Guidry will meet at some point. I, too, @Sargar114 am not a fan of the Frank noir part. I am thinking this will get better the more we know. 2w
Sargar114 I think so too @AmyG. I think it was mostly for character introduction so now that he‘s on the run it may be more standard narration. 2w
Mitch @Jess861 Totally agree - the cover would have put me off from reading it myself - but im enjoying it. It has a good sense of place- and i love a book where I can picture the landscape. The writing's good so far and im lovinG The diverse range of characters.Good choice @thebookhippie and @alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 2w
TheBookHippie @Mitch the cover -I so agree! 2w
TheBookHippie @Jess861 We try to stretch ourselves out of our normal reading patterns I‘m finding I learn so much this way and read books I would have never looked at. It‘s been so much fun. 2w
CoffeeNBooks I had no idea what this was about before I started reading it. I'm not sure how I feel about it so far. I'll keep reading, though. 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Mitch thanks!! I‘m at work and trying to look at the conversation!! 😱😱☺️☺️ 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookHippie @Mitch awww I like the cover 💗 2w
Librarybelle I'm thinking it's a meh read so far. After the first chapter, I did contemplate whether or not to continue. But, I continued reading and got into the rhythm of the narrative. If I had to rate the book at the moment, it's probably somewhere between a 2 and 3 star. However, I'm interested to see how Frank and Charlotte's story intersects. And, I want to see what happens when Carlos and his team realize Frank skipped town. 2w
Mdargusch So far I‘m really enjoying it and I‘m glad I can start reading the next section! 😆 2w
Hooked_on_books I hated the first chapter. I found Guidry to be a despicable man who treats women like garbage and thought the noir style was way overdone. But I kept reading and with each chapter I like it more and more. I‘m excited to continue reading—it‘s got me for sure. 6d
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When a body is found in a tree in The Meadows, Edinburgh's scenic parkland, the forensics suggest the corpse has fallen from a great height. Detective Inspector Tony McLean wonders whether it was an accident, or a murder designed to send a chilling message? This is another great installment from James Oswald. Some of the old characters but a new character which is an added asset. The supernatural aspect of the book is good and not overdone.

EadieB His plots are always entertaining and it's fun to watch McLean work through things to solve the crime. His relationship with Emma is getting more and more interesting and I am looking forward to the next book. I would recommend this series to those who love police procedurals but best to start with book one. #WrittenInBones #JamesOswald @Andrew65 @Clwojick #Scarathlon #TeamSlaughter #theme (edited) 3w
Andrew65 A great review, this is really an overall excellent series. 3w
MrT I have #9 on my Kindle ready for my holiday reading in 3 weeks time. 3w
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MrT I would like the supernatural element of the series to either be expanded upon or wrapped up. It reminds me of Peter James's Roy Grace and the Sandy plot. Overlong. 3w
EadieB @MrT I think the supernatural was stronger in the earlier books. He may be phasing them out and only referencing it on occasion. 3w
EadieB @MrT Only read the first book in the Roy Grace series but hope to read more soon. 3w
EadieB @MrT sounds like a plan! Hope you have a great holiday! Are you going anywhere special? 3w
MrT 14 Roy Grace left to read! All thoroughly enjoyable. 3w
MrT Tenerife for some winter sun. 3w
EadieB @MrT Looks like a nice place to visit! 3w
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#BOTMBUDDYREAD #9

The ballerinas story. The ballet. It‘s almost a Shakespearean tragedy ..this reign of terror, except it‘s real. 605 deaths. The blood cries out from the ground. Will they ever get justice ? Is our reading and discussing of this honoring their legacy?
Do you feel moved to educate others or yourself more?

MARIA TALLCHIEF MEMORIAL & STUDY GUIDE

http://www.californiaindianeducation.org/famous_indians/maria_tallchief/

CoffeeNBooks I think it's important for people to read this and know about it!My copy of this book is going to be added to my classroom library tomorrow, and it will be one of the featured books this week- I usually pick 10 books each week that I display at the front of the classroom, and I talk about them at the beginning of class throughout the week. I think reading and talking about this book honors the legacy of those who lost their lives. 3w
Librarybelle It‘s so important to spread the word and share the story! This helps everyone remember. Awesome ballerina story! 3w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I feel that we are honoring their legacy by reading this and learning more about what happened... 3w
mrp27 I like to believe we are honoring their experience by reading and discussing. I've discussed and recommended this book to several family members and hopefully they do the same. Sadly, I don't think they will ever get justice. (edited) 3w
Karisa @mrp27 That's where I'm at too. . . 3w
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1. Wooden Stake, Sunlight
2. Werewolf
3. B.Camp Crystal Lake
4. William Shatner
5. Skull&crossbones, grim reaper
6. Protection from spirits
7. Prince Vlad the Impaler
8. B.Mary Shelley
9. ?
10. The Great Pumpkin
11. 10%
12. 2,600 pounds
13. 1.8
14. A.Ireland
15. Slimer
16. C.Other animals blood.
17. 206
#VowlloweenTrivia #Scareathlon #TeamSlaughter

Clwojick 45 points! #9 is The Tootsie Roll :) 3w
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#BOTMBUDDYREAD #9
It is an established fact once Mollie was removed from Hale and her HUSBAND,she regained her health. The totality of being worth your land and money due you for injustices upon your race.Mollie refusing to believe her husband was after her... thoughts on all this? Both sides disliked Mollie for her dealings and called her ignorant ? Was it that or self preservation ? When she finally divorced him we‘re you relieved? Devastating.

Karisa Molly was so alone. Wasn't her whole family except for two of her children dead by this point? I think it was too horrible for her to accept that her husband was in on it all along. 4w
CoffeeCatsBooks @Karisa I agree. It probably took her a while to be able to process it and accept it. I hope the she found a place in the community again eventually although I am sure your faith in humanity would be forever destroyed. I image she probably became even more of a recluse. 4w
CoffeeNBooks I feel so bad for Mollie. One of those circumstances would have been horrible, but to have to endure so many deaths/illness/etc. and then find out her husband was involved, must have been devastating. 4w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I echo all of these comments.. so sad... 4w
mrp27 So heartbreaking. I can understand Mollie refusing to accept her husband was involved, that's a tough pill to swallow about someone you love. I was happy and relieved when she divorced him. Mollies standing in society is so atypical of people of mixed marriages, both sides can ostracize you. 4w
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AkashPhoenix
The Myth of the Holy Cow | Dwijendra Narayan Jha
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The Never Ending Debate on Holy Cow in India

Book #9 of Indian Origin Author October Series
#indianauthors #indianliterature

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Book life 💁🏼‍♀️📚📖😋

jb72 Fully agree 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks #9 I‘ll settle for a man who‘s ok with me reading books!!! 1mo
Gissy Perfect priority list! 1mo
Ddzmini @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks have you looked at Barnes & Noble 🙌🏽🤣🤣🤣 no really even when they say their ok with it you have to make sure they are avid reads as well 😖 1mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Ddzmini no... lol 😂 I‘m dating someone now and he asks everyday if I‘m caught up on my reading ❤️ I‘ll never be caught up, but at least he asks!! 1mo
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#teamStoker #Scarathlon

1. Seth Green/Rutger Hauer/Gary Oldman/Bill Skarsgård/Danny Trejo

2. Ghosts/Hobgoblins/Ogres/Succubi/Troll

3. Goblin/Hell Hounds/Ogres/Succubus/Tarantula

4. Godzilla/Hydra/Octopus/Sphinx/Tribble ?

5. Neill Gaiman/Joe Hill/George Orwell/Mary Shelley/T ?

6. Gremlins/Hollow Man/Octopus/Shallows/Tremors

7. In Comments ⤵️

8. Graveyard/House/Ocean/School/Trunk

9. In Comments ⤵️

10. Graveyard/Hospital/Opera/Ship/Train

Riveted_Reader_Melissa 7. Grease/Hamilton/Oklahoma/Seven Brides for Seven Brothers/The Phantom of The Opera? 😂 I‘m sure I‘ll think of a real T later.🤷‍♀️ (edited) 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa 9. “Get away from her you bitch”/“Houston we have a problem”/O ?/ S ? / “They‘re Here” (edited) 1mo
TheReadingMermaid Okay sweetie I counted up 96 points does that sound right? 1mo
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TheReadingMermaid Okay sweetie 92! Thank you for helping me... This game is out of this world!!! 🤪🤪🤪 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TheReadingMermaid No problem, it‘s almost easier to start with the max. of 100 and minus off 2 for each skipped answer. But then I messed up and counted my The Phantom of the Opera as a T anyway.😂 1mo
TheReadingMermaid Oh girl don't count that as a mess up! We have to be creative with our answers 😉 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @TheReadingMermaid well then 94, I guess.... 1mo
TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Ok... last 3 questions! #5 Author T: Tabitha King. #9 Famous Phrases: O: “Of all the gin joints in all the world, she had to walk into mine.” S “Shaken not Stirred”. The final 6 points are mine! 😊 #Thereadingmermaid 1mo
Riveted_Reader_Melissa ^ I hash-tagged you instead of @ you above when I finished 😂 @TheReadingMermaid 1mo
TheReadingMermaid Haha that's okay I have my own hashtag now 😁 I will add the points to your score honey 🧟‍♀️ 1mo
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