Deimosa Webber-Bey

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Happy birthday Mandela!

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 18th, 2014

It is more important than ever today to reflect on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man who devoted his life to making the world a better place. In his 1964 speech from the...

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Dav Pilkey was a 2nd grade zinester

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 8th, 2014

Zine month is upon us, and while these self-published items have grown in popularity in the past decade+, they have actually been around for a while. For...

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Shameless YA reader

Deimosa Webber-Bey July 3rd, 2014

A few weeks ago, explaining myself in the blog post “Why I read YA”, I brought up several reasons why YA literature appeals to me. Shamelessly, I am in the 30-...

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Juneteenth, a day for jubilee!

Deimosa Webber-Bey June 19th, 2014

On June 19, 1865 General Gordon Granger read General Orders, No.


Deimosa Webber-Bey June 13th, 2014

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, dear to me because I come from both Barbuda and St. Croix through my grandfathers.  In college I was...

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Hooray for audiobook month!

Deimosa Webber-Bey June 5th, 2014

An audiobook can sub in for a read aloud in the classroom or empower a struggling reader to keep up with the books that are hot right now. They are fun in...

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A boy, his dog, stick figures, and read alouds

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 30th, 2014

With this post, I am officially breaking the first rule of book club… but I can’t help myself! Our employee reading club discussed ...

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¡Feliz Mes de Libro Latino!

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 28th, 2014

Happy Latino Book Month!

Why I read YA

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 20th, 2014

Truth be told, as a reader it feels like I jumped from Ann M.

The hero we deserve

Deimosa Webber-Bey May 1st, 2014

Last month, in my comic book club, we were sharing lists of our top five favorite characters, and my five are mostly from the DC universe. The lone non-DC entry is...

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