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‘The Hate U Give’ shares important message with readers

‘The Hate U Give’ shares important message with readers

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Discrimination. Racism. Gangs, drugs, and territory. The same story, just a different century. And Starr Carter is sick and tired of it, but it’s her everyday life. “The Hate U Give” is a young adult book by Angie Thomas that centers around Starr Thomas and her life in two worlds. T...

‘Courting Darkness’ draws readers in with unique plot elements

‘Courting Darkness’ draws readers in with unique plot elements

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Elaborate ball gowns, a world of luxury, and a forbidden love story are all elements you’d find in a typical historical fiction book. However “Courting Darkness” embodies a storyline that includes none of those elements. The novel by Robin LaFevers brings realistic historical factors into a genre d...

‘A Novel Idea’ book club brings readers together

‘A Novel Idea’ book club brings readers together

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

"A Novel Idea" book club allows student to explore a number of different genres of books while also providing an environment for interesting discussions. Under the leadership of Abygail-Dawn Lan, a senior and club president, strives to promote reading and analysis of various genres of books. “I th...

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