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Contact Tracing & Your Rights - Part 1

Meldon Jenkins-Jones

Posted in Book Reviews | Health and Wellness | History and Preservation | Inform * Enrich * Empower |

Contact Tracing Covid-19 disease pandemic Spanish Flu

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What is Contact Tracing?          Contact Tracing is also known as tracking.  According to Wikipedia, “In public health, contact tracing is the process of identification of persons who may have come into contact with an infected person ("contacts") and subsequent collection of further information about these contacts. By tracing the contacts of infected individuals, testing them for infection, treating the infected and tracing their contacts i...

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Nov
25

Antidote for Reality: Cozy Mysteries

Robyn Webb

Posted in Book Reviews | Fiction | Reading Recommendations |

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Now that the weather seems to be (finally) turning, let’s dive into all things cozy with these mysteries. This is a continuation of the Antidote for Reality blog post series where we discuss escapist reads, explore stories that take you away from your daily life and let you get lost in a good book. Cozy mysteries are the more friendly member of the mystery family. Usually, all the murder happens off page (if there is a murder at all). The tone is light and optimistic, and you spend your rea...

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Nov
25

YA Book Pairings: Indigenous Authors

Jennifer Deuell

Posted in Book Reviews | Teens |

#indigenousauthors #nationalnativeamericanheritagemonth #nativeauthors #ownvoices #teenreads #yareads diversebooks

As I'm sure you all know, November is National Native American Heritage Month. In November and every month, we honor the legacy of American Indians and Alaska Natives and we celebrate the culture and heritage of these Americans who deeply enrich our country. It is also a great time to highlight some wonderful Indigenous authors in our YA collection.  I'd like to think that we in the book and reader communities are more clearly seeing the value of reading #ownvoices books.  What do I m...

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