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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors

Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »
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    Sherwood Nation

    Benjamin Parzybok 9781618730862


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A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder by Michael Pollan
A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder

RC Cook, May 25, 2009

How clever that Pollan joins his journey of building this small dwelling with so many ways to see architecture and the human being.

I caught myself laughing until I cried, after soaking in some of his references to historical land and dwelling philosophical viewpoints.
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Collage Unleashed by Traci Bautista
Collage Unleashed

RC Cook, May 25, 2009

What an inspiring, playful way to refresh your artsy palette, or begin the artistic discovery that lives inside us all. Bautista, places colors and patterns in ways that I would have never dreamed of, and she shows her work on the pages in this book. It is fun to be inspired by a color splash now and then.
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Mr. Bear says hello

RC Cook, May 24, 2009

Sally Jaeger is a fine storyteller. She captivates her audience of toddlers with stories and rhymes that will stick in yours and your children's memory for those special moments when songs and stories make life better. These stories are repeated with children doing the telling; so that it captures the short attention span of your child.
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Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
Tikki Tikki Tembo

RC Cook, May 24, 2009

It was a tradition in our household for my older siblings to read to the younger siblings; and for my Mom to read to all of us. This book was one of our favorites to hear from multiple readers because of the rhythmic format and tongue-twisting name.

It gets more and more interesting as the story goes on b/c it becomes increasingly difficult to say that name over and over again. Lots of giggles to be heard by your listeners for sure.
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