Day: December 12, 2018

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Human Rights Keywords in Book Titles

24 Festive Tasks: Door 16 – Human Rights Day, Task 1: Book hunt for human rights:  Search your shelves for books with titles containing human rights words such as: hope, friendship, equality, justice, love, liberty, etc.  Put them in a stack and take a picture for posting.  (5 book minimum). Since I just recently restored […]

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Books Featuring 70+ Year Old Characters

24 Festive Tasks: Door 16 – Human Rights Day, Task 2: This year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Find 3 books on your shelves with protagonists or other key characters who are — or can reasonably be assumed to be — 70 years or older.   Admittedly fairly obvious […]

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Donna Andrews: Six Geese A-Slaying

24 Festive Tasks: Door 9 – Thanksgiving, Book: Autumnal covers, set in New England, or a turkey shows up in the story.   I decided to backtrack a bit to the series’s first (I think) Christmas entry, which is set right after Meg and Michael’s marriage and in which Meg is in charge of organizing […]

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A Very French Christmas

24 Festive Tasks: Door 6 – International Day for Tolerance, Book: Read any fiction/non-fiction about tolerance or a book that’s outside your normal comfort zone.  (Tolerance can encompass anything you generally struggle with, be it sentient or not.)  OR Read a book set in Paris. An anthology of French Christmas short stories, from 19th century […]

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