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BookishMarginalia

BookishMarginalia

Joined July 2016

Insatiable reader, ELA teacher & cat lover married to @wanderingbookaneer * #LitsyAtoZ ❤️ audiobooks #cozymystery #audiocoloring #immersionreading
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Cats on Instagram | @Cats_of_instagram
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#LexieCat enjoys this scratching post much more now that it‘s two pieces stuck in a plastic crate. Go figure! #CatsofLitsy

Lindy 😂 7h
sharread 😆❤ 6h
Ruthiella Cats! 😹😹😹 6h
Gissy 😹❤️❤️❤️ 6h
ju.ca.no Not really surprising though- maybe I should try that with ours as well😂😂😂 6h
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#GiorgioCat says no New Yorker magazine for you, Mommy! #CatsofLitsy

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Making Comics | Lynda Barry
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#LexieCat is guarding the stack of things to read and to grade! #CatsofLitsy

kspenmoll That look! Taking the job seriously!! 13h
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Saturday morning with #BonBonCat #CatsofLitsy

sharread What a cute kitty. 😍 10h
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Cats on Instagram | @Cats_of_instagram
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#GiorgioCat is all tuckered out from playing with #LexieCat #CatsofLitsy

LA_Mead Such a cute kitty! 1w
DebinHawaii That little nose! 😍 1w
Gissy Cute😻😽❤️❤️❤️ 1w
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kspenmoll Adorable!!!😻 1w
RaeLovesToRead Ohmygosh, so so so cute! 🥰😭😭😭 1w
mom2bugnbee What a sweetie! Looks like my daughter's cat Rose! 1w
Bookzombie 💕🐈 1w
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Making Comics | Lynda Barry
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I really enjoy #LyndaBarry‘s nonfiction books, which are an interesting blend of memoir and instruction.

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Kitty's Cuddles | Jane Cabrera
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#LexieCat and book shelf #CatsofLitsy — By the way, just got my COVID booster shot! Yey!

Ruthiella Congrats on the booster. Lexie is ADORABLE! 😻😻😻 1mo
Bookzombie 💕🐈‍⬛ 1mo
Gissy 😻🤎🧡🍁🍂 1mo
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LibrarianRyan Yeahhhh 1mo
Zoes_Human Congratulations. My booster is in an hour!

Also, does your cat have an instagram I can follow? I follow animals only on there. :)
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kspenmoll Congrats on your booster. I got mine too🙌🏻🙌🏻 kitties! 3w
BookishMarginalia @Zoes_Human Not yet. Our 7 are still solely #CatsofLitsy! 1w
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#BookMail from @GoldsboroBooks 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Avanders 😍 so pretty! 1mo
tokorowilliamwallace What are the literary themes? Do they match or express the title? 2d
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The Midnight Hour | Elly Griffiths
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#BookMail from the fabulous @GoldsboroBooks

kspenmoll Love this series! 3w
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It‘s Record Day! Hard to believe 25% of the school year is already gone! #TeachersofLitsy

Chrissyreadit When do you start? 2mo
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Wish I could cuddle this little girl all day! #LexieCat #CatsofLitsy

hannah-leeloo Therapeutic isn't it! I love my animal cuddles. Pretty kitty you have too 2mo
wanderinglynn What a cutie! ❤️🐱 2mo
peanutnine So cute!!! 😻💕 2mo
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AmyG So sweet ❤️ 2mo
WorldsOkayestStepMom I see some toe beans! 😻 2mo
Gissy Ahhh😻❤️❤️❤️❤️Qué linda 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl Toe beans! 😃 2mo
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Revisiting this #firstinseries #BrunoChiefofPolice

It‘s the end of the first quarter, and rereads are comforting! #TeachersofLitsy

yourfavouritemixtape I love this series! I think I have to start a reread soon 2mo
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I See You | Clare Mackintosh
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Thank you so much, @Callemarie ! You hit it right on the head! I love cats and sloths and pumpkin spice and mysteries and socks and book bags! And a mystery solved by sheep?!? I‘m so looking forward to that! #FallingForFallSwap @Avanders — And #Lexiecat is happy too! #CatsofLitsy

AmyG I have a pin with the black cat on the book. So cute! 2mo
MegaWhoppingCosmicBookwyrm Three Bags Full!! 😍❤️ 2mo
Callemarie Yayyyyyyyy I‘m so happy you like them all❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
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Avanders I love all those bookish goodies!! 😍😍🍁🍂🧡 2mo
IMASLOWREADER i have the shirt and its one of my favorites 2mo
tokorowilliamwallace Seems as if there's particularly a lot of swapping and gifting going on in this community. 2d
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Fall Leaves | Loretta Holland
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Yey! Opening time for #FallingforFallSwap! So exciting! @Avanders

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New Friends | Kitty Richards
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#Lexiecat keeps me company as I grade #TeachersofLitsy #CatsofLitsy

Leftcoastzen So darned cute! 😻 3mo
JessClark78 🖤 3mo
TiredLibrarian Love her! 😻 3mo
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IMASLOWREADER omg what a cutie pie 3mo
Gissy 😻cute!!!❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
LA_Mead So cute!!! 3mo
tracey38 Adorable! 3mo
LibrarianRyan I got a new kitten today. It was buy accident. We heard it and I thought it was the cat on a leash on the side walk. The care in front of us pulled off and there was this tiny kitten in the middle of the road. I pissed off the cars behind me but I was not leaving that tiny living thing in the ,isle of the street. So now apparently I am a cat owner. One of the dos isn‘t taking it well, and the other has become guardian. 3mo
Bookzombie Lexie is so dang cute! @LibrarianRyan That was so sweet of you! 💕🐈‍⬛ 3mo
LibrarianRyan @Bookzombie well right now Demon is NOT on board. We have had to shut her outside 2x already. So we shall see. If Demon can not leave it alone or stop barking we may have to take it to the animal protective league. 3mo
LibrarianRyan @Bookzombie the kitten not Demon. She‘s stuck with us it‘s been 2.5 years. 3mo
Sungirl79 Adorable!!! 3mo
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Our new little girl #Lexiecat is exploring our two brand-new copies of the latest #MaryRoach. It‘s her 6th day with us and today she purred for the first time — very loudly! #CatsofLitsy

Bookwormjillk 😻😻 3mo
Ruthiella Adorable! 😻😻😻 3mo
Kimzey She‘s a beauty! Glad she‘s getting comfortable in her new home. 😻 3mo
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TNbookworm She is precious😻 3mo
QuietlyLaura She is so sweet! 😻❤️ 3mo
wanderinglynn She‘s so pretty! ❤️🐱 Congrats on your new furbaby! 3mo
kspenmoll What a beauty- and she is purring- must be feeling loved! 3mo
TheRiehlDeal What a cutie! 😻😻 3mo
faelinwolf Congrats on your new baby! She is beautiful! 😻 3mo
KathyWheeler She‘s adorable! 3mo
Branwen Her ears are super adorable! 3mo
TiredLibrarian She's starting to relax in her new home. Such a lovely lady! 😻 3mo
Bookzombie Those ears! 💕🐈‍⬛ 3mo
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#BOTM in the house

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We love fall | Diane Muldrow
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Yey for #FallingforfallSwap #fffs package that just arrived! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Avanders 🧡🍁🍂🍁🍂🧡 3mo
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#Currentlylistening to this very entertaining #cozymystery with a strong #StephaniePlum vibe, but —thankfully— without the love triangle.

jewright I absolutely love Stephanie Plum. 3mo
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Enjoying a little #immersionreading on this Sunday morning 🤓

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Never Say You Can't Survive | Charlie Jane Anders
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Seems appropriate! It‘s been a tough week teaching in Florida… #TeachersofLitsy #GetVaxxed #MaskUp #PandemicLife

Karisa Happy Saturday! 💗 Love that author too! 3mo
4thhouseontheleft I hope you have a relaxing weekend to rest and recharge! 3mo
Christine I‘ve been thinking of you living and teaching in Florida! Sending wishes for safety and well-being. ❤️ 3mo
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It‘s been a stressful couple of weeks back in school here in Florida. Covid cases are sky high and we have exponentially more cases in schools than last year, but Governor DeSantis continues to browbeat school districts and block the very mitigation strategy that was successful before: universal masking. It‘s crazy-making. Hope things are better in your neck of the woods! #TeachersofLitsy

Chelsea.Poole I‘m so sorry 😣 I wrote to our school board to encourage masks in my son‘s school but I don‘t believe they will be swayed. I wish we could all come together to get beyond this. 4mo
Librarybelle ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
TheLudicReader That‘s crazy-making, I am sure. We don‘t go back until Aug 30 and haven‘t yet heard what our year will look like. 4mo
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Melismatic Sending you 💪🏻 strength! 4mo
Amiable As a parent (and a healthcare worker) it boggles my mind that all of these people are screaming for the “freedom” to let their kids get sick. Most parents will do whatever they can to protect their children from harm. (edited) 4mo
AmyG Stay safe. This is insanity 4mo
MaureenMc 💗💗💗 4mo
Lucy_Anywhere Stay safe - no one should be in your position! We‘re still teaching online and probably will be for a few months yet… 4mo
staci.reads Our governor did the same thing in Iowa. It's insanity. 4mo
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The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen | Ada Bright, Cass Grafton
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Looks promising! 🤞🏼🤞🏼🤞🏼 #CurrentlyListening - first in the #AustenAdventures series written by #AdaBright and #CassGrafton, narrated by #AlisonLarkin

By the way, this cover is super appealing, but the one in the Litsy database is 😖😖😖

#Pemberlittens #JaneAusten

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Murder in the Margins | Margaret Loudon
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Cute cover, meh everything else. It might be I just wasn‘t in the right frame of mind, but neither the characters nor the setting charmed me.

First in the #OpenBookMystery #cozymystery series written by #MargaretLoudon and narrated by #MarnyeYoung

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Last day of #summerbreak - freshly baked pumpkin spice cinnamon roll and ☕️ #teachersofLitsy

youngreadrshelf Enjoy your last day of break! 4mo
booksellerofyourdiscontent That looks delicious!!!!! 4mo
quirkyreader The last day of summer break for me was always bittersweet. The days of sleeping in are put on hold. The upside was the new and returning kids to work with from August to June. Good luck tomorrow. (edited) 4mo
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hannah-leeloo I loved this series 4mo
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Watching episode 7 of The Chef‘s Life with #VivianHoward — I‘m in the middle of it when they show for a few seconds a shot of the farm of a grape provider and there‘s a humongous confederate battle flag tacked to the wall. This was shot in 2013. Why include it? It really was gratuitous.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/06/19/what-the-confederate-flag...

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Lovely #nonfictionpicturebook #biography of the boy who became President. I particularly enjoyed learning how he worked hard to overcome his stutter (memorizing poetry, experimenting with marbles…). The book itself does not mention the death of his wife and daughter or of his son later on, but these events are included in a timeline at the end of the book. #JoeBiden

Written by #JillBiden and illustrated by #AmyJuneBates

youngreadrshelf Do you think it would be good for middle grade readers? 4mo
BookishMarginalia @youngreadrshelf I‘m a fan of picture books for all readers, so yes — they are great springboards for conversation and further research in a really accessible, appealing way. 4mo
youngreadrshelf @BookishMarginalia thanks. I also like using books as a way to start conversations in my classroom. 4mo
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A fun page of Bidenisms at the end of this #PictureBook #Biography of #JoeBiden written by Dr #JillBiden and illustrated by #AmyJunesBates

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#nonfictionpicturebook about African American aviator #JamesHermanBanning and how he fell in love with planes as a child. He eventually became the first black pilot to fly across the US. His story is one about passion, perseverance, and the insidious nature of racism. It includes an author‘s note about the research and a list of sources. #DiverseBooks #aviation

Written by #LouisaJaggar and #ShariBecker
Illustrated by #FloydCooper

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Suburban Dicks | Fabian Nicieza
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Yey for Ruth! And yes, Jimmy John‘s founder did kill endangered African animals for fun (you can Google pics), but he claims he doesn‘t any more; more importantly, he no longer owns the shops: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2020/07/09/fact-check-jimmy-johns-...

Susanita I prefer Jersey Mike‘s! 4mo
NikkiM5 Yes Jersey Mikes 🤤 4mo
gilroyc I prefer to make my own. :) 4mo
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Suburban Dicks | Fabian Nicieza
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#BonBonCat is a little too interested in my current read! #CatsofLitsy

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This is an amazing book, worthy of a place in every home and school library. #AshleyBryan gives voice and life to eleven #enslaved people auctioned off when a #plantation was sold. It brings home the horror of American chattel #slavery as a system that dehumanized both enslavers and enslaved. #humanrights #freedom

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tpixie The Last 3 lines…. 💖💖💖 4mo
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Heartrending. #slavery

Illustration by #AshleyBryan

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Colorful introduction to African American #poetry#poem snippets from a wide variety of poets were chosen and illustrated by artist #AshleyBryan. A full list of the poems and sources is included in the back and would make wonderful further reading. #RitaDove #DiverseBooks

megnews Beautiful 4mo
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The Sun Is So Quiet | Nikki Giovanni, Ashley Bryan
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Isn‘t this lovely? Collecting books for the winter! #Poem by #NikkiGiovanni illustrated by #AshleyBryan

TheBookHippie I now need this book..💜💜💜 4mo
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Charming #nonfictionpicturebook about how #EmilyWarrenRoebling took over her husband‘s duties as chief engineer of the #BrooklynBridge when he became incapacitated. She successfully led the project to completion at a time when women couldn‘t vote or even access credit on their own. Has sources as well as an interesting list of six strange facts about the bridge.

Written by #FriedaWishinsky and illustrated by #NatalieNelson

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This charming #nonfictionpicturebook tells the story of young #PattiMcGee and how her passion for #skateboarding led her to practice, innovate, and persevere to become a professional skateboarder. The book teaches skateboarding terms in context and emphasizes the importance of hard work and learning from failure. Written by #TootieNienow and illustrated by #ErikaMedina. Includes a “where is she now” and author‘s note, as well as sources.

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More gorgeous #endpapers, this time featuring skateboards, palms, and suns! Illustrated by #ErikaMedina

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This is a terrific #nonfictionpicturebook #biography of the inventor of the Crayola, #EdwinBinney. It includes a photo spread explaining the modern method of producing Crayolas, as well as a short note with more biographical info, and a selected bibliography of primary and secondary sources. It‘s beautifully illustrated by #StevenSalerno and written by #NataschaBiebow.

LibrarianRyan I loved this book. 4mo
rubyslippersreads This makes me want a fresh new box of crayons. 😀 4mo
EvieBee One of my favorites. Had to buy a copy. 4mo
Cathythoughts Great picture 💫 4mo
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“Edwin listened, and Edwin invented.”

This is #EdwinBinney, inventor of Crayolas, as illustrated by #StevenSalerno

Bklover Oh, I‘m going to have to read this one! ❤️ 4mo
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Aren‘t these #endpapers pretty? Illustration by #StevenSalerno

CarolineLovesToRead so pretty! 💕 4mo
Butterfinger Gorgeous! 4mo
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So excited for the 17th installment of the #InspectorGamache #ThreePines #mystery series by the fabulous #LouisePenny! Less than a month til release! #SavethePubDate #Aug2021

Bookwormjillk Love her! 4mo
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Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌🙌🙌 4mo
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“Police violence precipitates community violence.” #ElizabethHinton

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Fortune Funhouse | Jana DeLeon
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#CurrentlyListening to the 19th book in the #MissFortune #mystery series — these are so much fun!

#20in4 - hour 20 @Andrew65

Andrew65 Brilliant 👏👏👏🙌🥳 4mo
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The main thing #AugusteRodin

wanderinglynn ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
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Gators and Garters | Jana DeLeon
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Andrew65 Going well 🙌🙌🙌 4mo
AlaMich That‘s a nifty picture! 4mo
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