Mirrors, Windows, Sliding Glass Doors, and Curtains, from: Writing Native American Characters

In 1990, Rudine Sims Bishop introduced this concept or way of thinking about literature and what it can give to us. Her theory is “Mirrors, Windows and Sliding Glass Doors.” The idea is that books can function as a mirror of who you are, showing you stories that are about you. They can function as windows that let you see into the ways of another person’s or another demographics life. And they function as a sliding glass door because with

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Help A Young Adult Soar PSA

Growing up and separating from what’s familiar to you can be scary. It can be even more difficult if you have a mental health challenge. You’re trying to define yourself and your place in the world which can be hard if you feel anxious or depressed. When one person reaches out to lend a hand…. …they can make all the difference! You could be the one to help them soar. Find out how you can help a young person with

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January Wrap Up 2018!

Hi everyone, it’s Sandy and in today’s video I’m going to be doing my January wrap-up so I’m going to be talking about all the books that I read in January. I had a pretty small reading month in January. I only ended up reading three books but that’s totally okay because I had a very busy past few weeks since the semester has started. The first book that I finished in January is A Gathering of Shadows by V.E.

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BOOK REVIEW: THE ROSE AND THE DAGGER BY RENEE AHDIEH

Hey, everyone. I hope you all are having a great day and today I’ll be reviewing The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh, which is the sequel and the conclusion to The Wrath and the Dawn. I read The Wrath and the Dawn last year and I think I mentioned it in my Most Favorite Books of 2015 video, but yeah, I really, really enjoyed that book, so The Rose and the Dagger was one of my most anticipated

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