Books

Family Curses & Life Lessons with Alaine

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

By: Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite

Dear Haiti is about a girl who gets herself into quite a bit of trouble at school and winds up sent to Haiti to do a work program in lieu of being expelled. Alaine’s parents are both from Haiti though she has scant knowledge of the place. Her mother, a world-renowned journalist is also in Haiti dealing with the fallout of a scandal.

Oh, there’s also a family curse Alaine needs to break.

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Books

We Are Here for a Good Time Not a Long Time…

How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time

By: Matt Haig

Grade: A-

“Everything is going to be all right. Or, if not, everything is going to be, so let’s not worry.”

Tom is a time traveler of sorts. But not one that we’re used to. He’s simply been alive so long (near 500 years) that time has wrapped around him. He’s stagnating. He can sit in a teacher’s lounge in modern day London and remember having a conversation with Scott and Zelda in 1920’s Paris.

He worked for Shakespeare. He knew Captain Cook. There’s little new for him, if anything.

The only thing keeping him alive is the hope of finding his daughter.

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