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They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The birth of an American Terrorist Group

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They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti is one of my top picks for new & notable nonfiction this year. Released in August, 2010, I first read this as an ARC from the ALA conference. One of my teachers picked up a copy as an ARC [...]

Do you have any books on hell? Or “Why Our Collection Development Policy Is Vital”

Yesterday a teacher shared with me some of the edgier titles on which her students were spending their own money. Drama, guns, the new issue of a videogame magazine featuring guns on the cover, and books with teen obscenities set in juvenile hall and jail. One of her students had asked her “Do you have any books on [...]