The Education of Little Tree

by: Forrest Carter Fiction 1976 Subject Matter: Biography; Youth; American novelists; 20th century; Cherokee Indians Rating: 4/5 Don’t mind my puffy red eyes… Just allergies, I swear.

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We’re just blessed with where we’re born … I didn’t choose to be born in the United States any more than my [Tanzanian] students chose to be born where they are. But they all deserve an education. Everybody does. —Ashley… Continue Reading

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

By: Robert M. Pirsig Sequel: Lila: An Inquiry into Morals Fiction 1974 Rating: 3/5 The first important consideration to realize when reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: this book is a work of philosophical fiction. It’s not supposed… Continue Reading

Meridian

By: Alice Walker Fiction 1976 Subject Matter: African American college students; African American women; Voter registration; Southern states; Atlanta Rating: 2/5 You probably know Alice Walker from┬áThe Color Purple. Like that novel,┬áMeridian is a depiction of the African-American experience. Walker… Continue Reading