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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – If It Bleeds: Rereading Stephen King

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson I am a huge Stephen King fan!  I constantly marvel at King’s unique sensibility, saturated with a morbid, mortifying hysteria. When I was 14, I started reading Stephen … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Becoming, by Michelle Obama

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Becoming – Michelle Obama Due to the racial and social unrest that took place in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, my mind and heart was … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Spoiler Alert : The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words – by Michael Ausiello Before I get to the book, I want to … Continue reading

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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race (Warhawks Recommend)

Warhawk Recommender: Martha Stephenson, Reference & Instruction Librarian I like this book because Irving writes candidly about her relationship with race from childhood to the present and isn’t preachy about it. A significant portion of the book is stories from … Continue reading

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New Kid (Warhawks Recommend)

Warhawk Recommender: Ellen Latorraca, Education Librarian Ms. Rawlings, teacher with white skin in predominantly white private school, to Jordan, middle schooler with brown skin: “But Jordan, being different is a blessing. It’s what makes you special.” Jordan, to Ms. Rawlings: … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan In 2010, when A Visit from the Goon Squad was published, it was not on my radar.  The book … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Water Dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coates One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson “A door had opened. The land had folded like fabric. Conduction, Conduction, Conduction.” To read The Water Dancer, you must unleash your ability … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – New Kid by Jerry Craft

New Kid – Jerry Craft One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight As a former elementary teacher, I truly enjoyed teaching reading. My dissertation was a study about bibliotherapy which is how to help students choose and … Continue reading

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