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Reading Behind the Headlines: Finding Reliable Information in the Post-Truth Era

Posted 4 months ago by Melissa J

Posted in Education, History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with fact checking, journalism, mass media, media bias, press and politics and reliable information

What does the headline in that article really mean? This blog post is about finding information that is factual and true.

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Two Librarians, Too Many Books: Summer Reads

Posted 5 months ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, Nonfiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with books to read, Fantasy Fiction, Horror Fiction, nonfiction books, Psychological Fiction, Readers' Advisory, reading recommendations, Summer Reads and suspense

We're back! This time, we're obsessing over what we consider the best "summer reads" around. Read on for our lightly-edited-for-clarity conversation about what titles we think you should plop down on a beach with or stay safely-contained within your air-conditioned home with. We don't judge.

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Jane Austen's Hidden Feminism

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and History and Politics | Tagged with biographies, biography, feminism, feminist, feminists, influence, interpretation, Jane Austen, literary criticism and literature

"Pride and Prejudice," a book that will live in infamy and also appears on the list of 100 Great American Reads, is a lot more feminist than popular culture would have you believe.

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The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, culture, emigration, experiences, families, identity, immigrants, immigration, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories and young adult books

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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