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Black Friday Deals: Affordable eBooks and Gift Ideas

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It’s Black Friday, which means everybody is on the hunt for shopping deals. Here’s a list of great eBook deals, all under $10, that will make perfect gifts. Not Exactly Love, Betty Hafner Who doesn’t love a good memoir? With that being said, you and your loved ones will surely enjoy Not Exactly Love, a memoir that takes place in the late 60s and follows a woman named Betty who met a hippie from Woodstock at the school where she teaches. Sadly, their love life is not what it seems and, when married, quickly becomes physically abusive. Betty faced many of the same decisions that others in abusive relationships experience everyday, from wondering who she should tell to risking confrontation with the…

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Required Reading: 11 Authors Share the Books They Want Taught in Schools

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. Every lifelong reader knows that the books you read as a child have the ability to mold you into the person you’ll become as an adult. In the hands of a teacher, a book can be a powerful tool in shaping a reader’s understanding of themselves and the world around them. To celebrate the start of a new school year, Bookish asked 11 authors to share the one book they’d most like to see in classrooms. The Youngest Marcher, Cynthia Levinson & Vanessa Brantley-Newton “The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson & Vanessa Brantley-Newton should be taught in schools, as it focuses on children who accomplished a powerful victory in the fight for civil rights…

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5 Back to School Feel Good Reads for the Entire Family

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Between Comic Con and the fall movie season kicking into high gear, we’ve been hearing about a lot of awesome new films lately. But one we’re especially excited about is the family film Wonder, based on the bestselling novel by R. J. Palacio. Just try to not get goosebumps from the touching trailer: The book tells the story of Auggie Pullman, a 10-year-old boy who was born with a facial anomaly. After being homeschooled all of his life, Auggie starts 5th grade at a new private school. The experience has far-reaching consequences – not just for Auggie, but for everyone in his orbit. At times, Wonder can be a tough read, forcing us to confront the anger and fear that often…

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