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Review: Fixing Delilah

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Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler. 2010. Little Brown. Reviewed from ARC from publisher. The Plot: Delilah Hannaford, almost seventeen, is in a car headed from Pennsylvania to Vermont. It’s been eight years since she’s been to her mother’s hometown. Back then, it was for her beloved grandfather’s funeral. Because of a fight between her mother, [...]

Turning A Light On Book Banning

Book banning happens in secret. The saga of Revolutionary Voices in New Jersey is one example. Risha Mullins is an English teacher. Her heartbreaking saga of the emotional, personal, and professional consequences of book banning is recounted at her blog, For the Love of YA.  Comments sometimes heard about book banning include “the author is lucky because book [...]