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LGBTQ+ Healing from Religious Hurt

During Pride Month, we celebrate LGBTQ+ victories and recognize the progress that still needs to be made. A painful part of the LGBTQ+ experience can be trauma associated with religion. Whether the hurt comes from outside sources, or a battle within oneself, reconciliation between faith and Queer identity is a difficult gap to bridge. The books in this list seek to provide healing and hope. 

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Culture and History of Ukraine

Ukraine has been the subject of many headlines recently. I am reminded that for every headline there are thousands of Ukrainians taking up arms and seeking refuge. In this small way, I would like to celebrate their long history and rich culture at this time.

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Warm Drinks to Snuggle Up With

As the weather grows colder, sometimes the best thing to drive the chill from your bones is a warm drink and a book. Pour a mug of hot chocolate or brew a tea and snuggle up under a blanket with one of these café themed reads!

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A Delicious Four-Course Mystery

If you have an appetite for a murder mystery (and some delicious recipes) this book list will satisfy your cravings! Start with a scandalous soup or salad then move on to an alarming appetizer. Enjoy a murderous main course complete with savory sleuthing. Finally, round out your meal by indulging in a disquieting desert. 

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The Great Importance of Teachers

National Teacher Appreciation Day is March 4th.

In 2020 school looked very different for many families. Some guardians homeschooled their kids for the first time and Zoom meetings replaced the classroom for many students.  Teachers faced new obstacles and found creative ways to educate in trying circumstances. This disruption of learning helped us appreciate our teachers more than ever before. Now, as in-person learning is in sight, we honor our teachers and look forward to seeing them in the classroom once more. 

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