Ladder to the Moon

Ladder to the Moon Written By Maya Soetoro-Ng Illustrated by Yuyi Morales Ladder to the Moon rests on a bookshelf, in my bedroom, where I can keep an eye on it. I bought it for Simone and Nadia, but it is all mine. Mine, I say. I am in love with the writing. It is, […]

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Learning How To Read

Any teacher will tell you reading is the gateway subject. So, we started reading to Simone when she was an infant. At one point, a young but very clever Simone had us reading a pile of books at night. We obliged her thirst for reading even if she was just trying to stay up a […]

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Motherhood is a daunting task without all of the input from others. In my quest to be aware of what I am up against, I clicked on a piece about body image. Those who have older girls may want to take a look at this Newsweek gallery. Unattainable Beauty: The Decade’s Most Egregious Retouching Scandals shows […]

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A growing number of students in California are declining to check a racial box on official forms and tests. Enjoy.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Cynthia Tucker writes a letter to her daughter. Enjoy.

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Read on and find out why the Greensboro News & Record wrote a remarkably long story about Raleigh Bailey and his pending retirement. Enjoy.

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