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Austin Kleon
Bernadette
Newspaper Blackout, by American Poet and cartoonist Austin Kleon, is not only a collection of original and highly entertaining verse,  it is also a wonderful example of creating poetry by deconstruction.  Each redacted-looking page is in fact a poem.   Using a sharpie and a newspaper, Kleon blacks out all the newsprint content he doesn’t need leaving a few concise lines packed with meaning.   By turns witty, sad, odd and at times profound, each piece is a little gem.  Kleon includes a brief history of newspaper blackout, submissions of blackout poetry b

DVD of the Month

Richard E. Robbins
The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. Each girl's story was written by a renowned writer from her native country"--www.imdb.com. - See more at: http://aurora.bibliocommons.com/item/show/223667085_girl_rising#sthash.Y... movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. Each girl's story was written by a renowned writer from her native country.   www.imdb.com
The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. Each girl's story was written by a renowned writer from her native country.   www.imdb.com