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Review: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Crystal S. Chan

Review: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Crystal S. Chan

Title: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Story Adaptation: Crystal S. Chan English Dialogue Adaptation: Stacy King Illustrator: SunNeko Lee Lettering: WT Francis Publisher: Udon Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing Paperback: 308 pages Source: NetGalley Summary: (taken from Goodreads) A powerful tale of forbidden love, shame, and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter. Faithfully adapted by Crystal Chan from the original novel, this new edition features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee (Manga Classics: Les…

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Audiobook Review: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Audiobook Review: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild

Title: The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial Author: Peter Goodchild Publisher: LA Theatre Works Running Time: 1 h 55 min Source: Audiobook Sync Summary: (taken from Goodreads) The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic society – debates that…

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Book Review: Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman

Title: Make Good Art Author: Neil Gaiman Designed by: Chip Kidd Publisher: William Morrow Hardcover: 80 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman stood at a podium at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts to deliver the commencement address. For the next nineteen minutes he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength: he encouraged the students before him to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians,…

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Book Review: Lost at School by Dr. Ross W. Greene

Book Review: Lost at School by Dr. Ross W. Greene

Title: Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them Author: Dr. Ross W. Greene Publisher: Scribner Hardcover: 303 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Frequent visits to the principal’s office. Detentions. Suspensions. Expulsions. These are the established tools of school discipline for kids who don’t abide by school rules, have a hard time getting along with other kids, don’t seem to respect authority, don’t seem interested in learning, and…

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