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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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When Children Can’t Go to the Library: E-books for Children, Their Teachers, and Their Caregivers

(Blog post co-authored by Library Student Staff Member, LaDae’ McDowell.) Kids at home? Going quarantine stir crazy? Can’t seem to get the nieces and nephews to understand why physical distancing is important? Do you miss your students and wish to … 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 – The Source of Self-Regard by Toni Morrison

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations – Toni Morrison One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson I started this book this summer and was savoring every chapter as I read one chapter per day.  On … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 19, 2019

Imposters by Scott Westerfeld F Wes New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Return to Shreve, the dystopian world of the Uglies, with this first installment of the Imposters series. YA author Scott Westerfeld introduces us to Rafi and Frey, identical twin sisters, one … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 5, 2018

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton; illustrated by Victo Ngai E Bar Curriculum Collection, E Books, 2nd floor There is much to be learned from a well-crafted picture book whether or not there … Continue reading

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Go Big: Big Read at the Andersen Library

As we proceed through April, the Big Read continues its strong presence here at the Andersen Library! This month long event, created in partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, encourages communities to come together and … Continue reading

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Young Adults Read — One of Us Is Lying

We are injected into the lives of four students who are unjustly called to detention in One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus. These four students could not be more different: A “know it all”, a “bad boy”, the … Continue reading

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Young Adults Read — Turtles All the Way Down

Finally! For all you John Green fans, his new book, Turtles All The Way Down, is here! For those of you who are not yet fans or have never read John Green, this one is a great starter to his … Continue reading

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Warhawk Book Talks – April & May

  Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! Alvaro Taveira, Euphoria; Stiff Laura Porterfield, … Continue reading

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