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Five Star Roundup 403: Two Great Blog Posts and a Cynthia Leonor Garza Quote

Five Star Roundup 403: Two Great Blog Posts and a Cynthia Leonor Garza Quote

This week's Five Star Roundup great posts are brought to you by big roles that can happen to less big people, things that happened in around nearby trees, and a Cynthia Leonor Garza quote:

by Pesky Librarians [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], via Flickr

by Pesky Librarians [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], via Flickr

We need diverse books because…
"…there are still too many good and worthy stories on the margins that deserve to be in the spotlight."
— Cynthia Leonor Garza. (2017).
Encouraging Little Girls to Be Fearless: Meet the Author of "Lucía the Luchadora". Colorín Colorado. —

Happy reading!


"The weird, uncomfortable blessing of fundraising" by Jeff Brooks at Future Fundraising Now:

I learned that day that sometimes the role is bigger than the person playing it. That sometimes doing the necessary thing can be seriously uncomfortable — but that is no reason back out.

"One Time In Some Trees Near Me" by Tom Cox at Tom Cox:

Later the same summer armed robbers hid in the woods, as police helicopters circled above. Long after that would I wonder if, on the second or third day of hiding out in the woods, the armed robbers who escaped into them began to relax and experience a similar form of peace to the one I had.

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