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"Scribbling Women"

True Tales from Astonishing Lives

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women, literary criticism & collections, sociology

In 1855, Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote to his publisher, complaining about the irritating fad of “scribbling women.” Whether they were written by professionals, by women who simply wanted to connect with others, or by those who wanted to leave a record of their lives, those “scribbles” are fascinating, informative, and instructive.

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Chuck Farris and the Tower of Darkness

An Action Story about PlayStation2

by Lois H Gresh & Danny Gresh
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: literary criticism & collections, film

Written by an 11-year-old boy and his mom, this adventure is about Chuck Farris, a young video game aficionado who turns into a real-life superhero.