This is serious!
This is serious!
I know what I will be doing during my Thanksgiving break! Has anyone read any of these titles?
Black Women Who Dared focuses on the lives of ten black women and women‘s groups that embodied strength, determination, and character. They challenged injustices through their actions and changed their communities for the better. These trailblazing women and women‘s groups are leaders to which ALL women can relate and continue to carry the torch. If you‘ve never heard of these women and groups, please read this book because learning never stops.
When his mother remarries, and they become a crowded family of six, Miles Shaw wants to leave Chicago to live with his dad in New Orleans. As Miles settles into his new life, he must prepare for his first hurricane. On August 25, Miles, his dad, and his uncle evacuate New Orleans, but Uncle Roy‘s truck breaks down; they seek shelter in the Superdome. Read about Miles‘ Katrina journey from beginning to end.
David is a high school senior at Hillside High School. He‘s the running back turned explosive quarterback on the football team, and his life couldn‘t be better. Unfortunately, this wonderful life could come to an end due to a secret that he harbors in the depths of his soul. He is gay, and he knows that if this secret is revealed, his whole world would change forever. The full review will be on my blog. Forever Reading‘s Rating = 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Rick Grimes‘ group is searching for a place they can call home. On their journey, they discover a prison. Here, they meet Dexter, Axel, Andrew, and Thomas, prisoners who have been locked in the cafeteria. Both groups are coexisting because they have food and shelter. Unfortunately, death will cause some of the residents to experience everlasting pain. Who dies? Who is the murderer? Have the deaths caused an end to their peace? Read to find out.
What a great way to teach history to younger students. This text is informative and the illustrations are very descriptive. Don Brown tells the story of a turbulent time in history, The Dust Bowl. In this quick read, students will learn vocabulary terms, such as The Dust Bowl of the Continent, The Dirty Thirties, dusters, black blizzards, and dust pneumonia. These young minds will learn about the causes and effects of this catastrophic period.
While trying to navigate her way in high school, Melinda finds it to be full of cliques or clans. However, she falls into the clan of the Outcasts, and she is the sole member. Melinda is an outcast due to a catastrophic event that happens at a party. Sadly, she is ostracized; she loses her friends. This novel explores the dynamics of man vs. man, man vs. society, and man vs. self. Read the full review on my blog: alwaysforeverreading.net
Tish and Matt Bonner, have a tough life at home. Even though their mom is the head of the home, when their abusive father is not at home, it is actually Tish who makes sure that she and Matt have what they need. Tish is the only person providing a stable life for Matt. He recognizes this, and he looks to his sister for security. But who is there to help Tish? Mrs. Dunphrey provides Tish with an outlet, writing. Will writing be her saving grace?
Dante, Scamz, and Jackson could benefit from some major cash in their lives. Therefore, Scamz devises the perfect scam, no pun intended, so everyone can have a lucrative payday. But with any perfect plan, something and anything can go wrong. Read the full review on my blog. #ericjeromedickey #myfavoriteauthor #HBCU #HowardUniversity
While flying to England, Gideon meets Mrs. Jones, a cryer; Lola, a chatterbox; and indirectly, a mysterious man who has business with him. He is also looking for Thelma, his mother, and Arizona, a woman from his past and a character from Thieves' Paradise. These characters take Gideon on a roller coaster ride, which stops unexpectedly and leaves readers rushing to purchase or check out the sequel. Read the full review on my blog.
Based on an Irish tale, a Ghost Story will make its readers cringe, think aloud, and think twice about being in a cemetery or eating oatmeal. When reading this Irish folklore, I immediately liked Kate Culhane because she is strong, mentally and physically. She proves this when she accidentally stumbles upon a ghost's grave. Read the full book review at https://alwaysforeverreading.net
Living in the Middle will take readers on a historical journey before, during, and after the 1921 race riot in Tulsa, Oklahoma. However, readers should be prepared to experience emotions that will make them shake their heads in disgust. Read the full review on my blog: https://alwaysforeverreading.net
That‘s what I call a home run!!!!!!
March 24 entry...students are cruel...if someone smells bad, there is a better way to relay the message, especially if the person is supposed to be a friend.
I am so mad with Tish‘s mom. She left her her children with no supervision to find her husband has run off for the zillionth time. Now, Tish is trying to manage taking care of her brother, Matt and the household responsibilities.
In the December 28 journal entry, I have had enough of Tish‘s dad. Someone need to push him into something, so he can come to his senses.