Monthly Archives: June 2011

Calling All Texans!

Tweet Everything in Texas is bigger, including the size of the state itself; It’s ginormous! That means y’all who live there are not afraid of doing a little driving. Right? You should drive to Dallas this Saturday!! Why? For the First Annual Arts & Letters Live BooksmART Festival!! This Saturday, from 11 am to 5pm, […]
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Tweet Thank you all for the great comments and links to my post about the WSJ article. I hope that we can all find a way to reach out to people who are unfamiliar with the wide and wonderful world of Young Adult fiction and help them learn about the variety and significance of the […]
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Stuck between rage and compassion

Tweet Yesterday the Wall Street Journal published an article,* “Darkness Too Visible,” by Meghan Cox Gurdon. The subtitle is “Contemporary fiction for teens is rife with explicit abuse, violence and depravity. Why is this considered a good idea?” (Pardon me while I take a couple of deep, cleansing breaths here. Need to keep the blood […]
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