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Boces may 2013 (1)

  1. 1. Books Books BooksBOCES May 2013
  2. 2. Feeling Patriotic
  3. 3. "And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea"
  4. 4. I , too, sing America. I am the darker brother."
  5. 5. Friends & Lovers
  6. 6. "And when Annabelle was done, she had some extra yarn."
  7. 7. What if?
  8. 8. My black belt represents everything I could’ve done and everything Ididn’t do, the only time it really matters.
  9. 9. I cannot believe it. She sees me.
  10. 10. "Childhood memories were like airplane luggage; no matter how far you weretraveling or how long you needed them to last, you were only ever allowed twobags."
  11. 11. Animals Animals
  12. 12. "Snakes are scaly, scary, silent predators" "Spiders are meat eaters, like lions andtigers. But they are much more scary!"
  13. 13. “Ottos a bonobo. I dont know if youve heard of them.Theyre relatives of the chimpanzees. And endangered.”I was hoping that word would work some magic...like clicking ruby slippers,and meant theyd have to drop everything and whisk us to safety.
  14. 14. STARDINES swim high across the sky, And brightly shine as they glide by.…When other creatures are in bed,STARDINES still twinkle overhead.In silence, these nocturnal fishAre set to grant the slightest wish.
  15. 15. Every spoonful of water in the deep ocean, Sylvia says, is brimming with extraordinary forms of life.Creatures, each in their own way, sparkle and flash with lights of their own, like fireflies here on land.
  16. 16. History Lessons
  17. 17. "I have no further patience for talk - I move that we go on a general strike!:”And she starts the largest walkout of women workers in U. S. History.
  18. 18. “Naughty John, Naughty John, does his work with his apron on.Cuts your throat and takes your bones, sells ‘em off for a coupla stones,”
  19. 19. “I am a coward. I wanted to be heroic and I pretended I was.I have always been good at pretending.”
  20. 20. " But it was all a show, a game… and when he was not Dodger,he sometimes wondered who he really was.Dodger, he thought, was a lot stronger than he was.”
  21. 21. "And then the story pour out of me, about the kid dying from no food, the ax hittingthe skull, the people calling to me from the grave. And then something happen...myvoice now, my careful American voice, it crack and break and die in my throat."
  22. 22. "Soldiers were fighting the worlds worst racist, Adoph Hitler,in the words most segregated army." Stephen Ambrose
  23. 23. "If I live a hundred years, Ill never quite get these few minutes out of my mind."said Robert Lewis, copilot of the Enola Gay.
  24. 24. Etc. Etc.
  25. 25. "They train a duck to duck a shoe.”."
  26. 26. "I do not need practice to beat some old "ghost" chump."
  27. 27. "Once upon a midnight rotten,Cold, and rainy, Id forgottenAll about the apple pie Still cooling from the hour before.....
  28. 28. "He wondered if there were more things he could learn if he went out into the city.So...Doug unplugged!"
  29. 29. All About the Arts
  30. 30. Callie
  31. 31. The right people knew her name, her performances were booked months in advance,and her future seemed certain.
  32. 32. It’s dark out there
  33. 33. "Laszlo was afraid of the darkRabbit was scared.Go away, Black Rabbit! he cried.
  34. 34. We all have talents
  35. 35. I want a refund from ancestry.com. They traced my family all the way back to the revolution.And in all those forefathers and foremothers…there was nobody like me.”
  36. 36. “Something must be done.” said Mr. Frazzle.And do Aunt Rosemary came to stay.
  37. 37. Exploring
  38. 38. "Lets wake up extra early, before the day gets hotLets pack a picnic, hurry up - ready or not."
  39. 39. “Always think about the big picture.”
  40. 40. Another Time another place
  41. 41. “He’s right Mike. It’s not fair that a bad kid would get more than a good kid.”“Well, I’ll just put a call in to the life-isn’t-fair-police”
  42. 42. “Playing with time and space is a dangerous game.
  43. 43. Its one thing to learn to curtsy properly.Its quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time.Welcome to Finishing School.
  44. 44. “If you are gentle, you can weave anything,” she murmurs,beckoning me to take a seat on the stump. “How else can a Spinster weave time?”
  45. 45. No one, not even Miss Connolly, dares write about what we seethrough that smeared glass. Best not look out
  46. 46. "She could look at the gun and see the history of hands that had held it,soldier after soldier making it his own...and everyone of them dead.The shotgun didnt care who owned it.It went hand to hand. She was just the latest in the chain."
  47. 47. I have died three times, and three times been reborn, though I am not yettwenty in the old earth years by which it is still the fashion to measure time.This is the story of my three deaths, and my life between.
  48. 48. Fourteen kids. One superstore. A million things that go wrong.
  49. 49. What if childhood were a place?
  50. 50. "Blue thought, I wish you had been Gansey. But as soon as she thought it, sheknew it wasnt true. Because whoever Gansey was, he didnt have long to live."
  51. 51. “This isnt some fairy tale were in the middle of, is it?"

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