Friday, March 14, 2014
millionsmillions:

"First, catch your pig." This is the beginning of Harper Lee’s recipe for cornbread, but it’s not the first time pork has preoccupied her writing. At The Paris Review, Sadie Stein examines the use of ham in Lee’s fiction.

millionsmillions:

"First, catch your pig." This is the beginning of Harper Lee’s recipe for cornbread, but it’s not the first time pork has preoccupied her writing. At The Paris Review, Sadie Stein examines the use of ham in Lee’s fiction.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

gobookyourself:

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Our 100th post calls for a classic! If you love To Kill a Mockingbird, try these:

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith for a charismatic child narrator learning to find her place in the world

Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman for a superb UKYA series about race set in a dystopian society

Wonder by R. J. Palacio for a the story of a boy overcoming prejudice

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson for slavery and the fight for freedom

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Can’t go wrong following up a classic with a classic.

Saturday, January 25, 2014
fishingboatproceeds:

englishprof:

Dining room bookshelf is stocked and ready to (re-)read along with the forthcoming Crash Course Literature series.

There’s your Crash Course Literature reading list!

Holler at yo’ girl Harper Lee!

fishingboatproceeds:

englishprof:

Dining room bookshelf is stocked and ready to (re-)read along with the forthcoming Crash Course Literature series.

There’s your Crash Course Literature reading list!

Holler at yo’ girl Harper Lee!

Monday, December 30, 2013
Double whammy: The Bell Jar and To Kill a Mockingbird right on top of it.

Double whammy: The Bell Jar and To Kill a Mockingbird right on top of it.

(Source: thereadingfox)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
This is what I’m going as to our holiday party today.

This is what I’m going as to our holiday party today.

(Source: pussybow)

Saturday, November 23, 2013

awwunicorns:

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.  Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” ~Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

My worlds collide.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
scholasticreadingclub:

While we can’t agree with every book here (We’d use Holes for Texas and swap out The Great Brain for Utah.) it’s still an interesting way to think about books! 
via Business Insider

Not gonna lie, Twilight did wonders for Washington. It, dare I say, really put it on the map.
Proud of The Round House repping North Dakota, The Bean Trees covering Arizona, and To Kill a Mockingbirdhollerin’ for Alabama.

scholasticreadingclub:

While we can’t agree with every book here (We’d use Holes for Texas and swap out The Great Brain for Utah.) it’s still an interesting way to think about books! 

via Business Insider

Not gonna lie, Twilight did wonders for Washington. It, dare I say, really put it on the map.

Proud of The Round House repping North Dakota, The Bean Trees covering Arizona, and To Kill a Mockingbirdhollerin’ for Alabama.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

prairielights:

Banned Books Week: 22 -29 September 2013

To quote Vincent: “Be a rebel and buy a banned book”

Fools are missing out on Barbara, Aldous, and Harper.

Monday, September 23, 2013
openbookstore:

Sometimes you go out to the donation bin and find a first edition (tenth impression) of To Kill A Mockingbird.

*whistles*

openbookstore:

Sometimes you go out to the donation bin and find a first edition (tenth impression) of To Kill A Mockingbird.

*whistles*

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Daaaang, that is tight.

Daaaang, that is tight.

(Source: rossettispaghetti)