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Book Review- Steve Jobs: The man who thought different by Karen Blumenthal

An apple with a bite taken out of it.   A tall man on stage wearing a black mock turtleneck with matching jeans.  These iconic images from the last half of the twentieth century embody the public faces of one of … Continue reading

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Book Review- The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin

This book has garnered awards and they are justified.  I never expected to come across a biography that read like an adventure novel.  I was swept away by the narrative and literally had difficulty putting this book down.  The book … Continue reading

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Book Review- Drawing from Memory by Allen Say

This book is a visual delight.  Allen Say’s artistic talent is evident throughout in this loving reminiscence of growing up in pre and post World War II Japan.  The graphic images help to capture a unique time in Japan’s history … Continue reading

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Book Review- Jack Gantos- Dead end in Norvelt

What if your summer vacation started by being grounded for the entire vacation?  In 1962, that is precisely what happened to Jack Gantos.  His only respite from his punishment occurred when he was allowed to assist his arthritic older neighbor, … Continue reading

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