Whenever I watch dancing of this caliber – I hope to get a hint of how to move like that
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs after a family tragedy, Jacob gets an urge to follow some family history . When he finds an orphanage in Wales, he discovers some interesting thing about the children that lived there with his grandfather .
Scored by Lauren McLaughlin What if your whole life was the SAT — and your life score – judged by a large corporation , determined your college/work eligibility. .
Bones of Faerie / Janni Lee Simner In the near future , the world is suffering from the effects of a devastating war between our world, and the world of Faerie. An amazing combination of a horror story and a fairy tale .
This is an article in the Washington Post – and I think many high school students (and some parents ) will breathe a sigh of relief at some of the information. I really like the definition of well-rounded. Not every activity , but a few outside activities with depth. Read, enjoy – and the last piece of advice may be the hardest to belive , but it might also be the truest.
Io9 has a great article today on Librarians that save the world:
Flynn Carsen in The Librarian movies on TNT
The Librarian of Unseen University Library, in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels
Lirael in the Abhorsen novels by Garth Nix
Margarita Staples and other librarians in Un Lun Dun by China Mieville
Evelyn “Evie” Carnahan in The Mummyand The Mummy Returns
The Cheshire Cat in Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next series
Giles in Buffy The Vampire Slayer