YA novels About disabilitiesSeptember 9, 2016 – 01:07 pm

YA novels About disabilities

When author Cammie McGovern’s oldest son was diagnosed with autism, she looked for an outlet where he could be with other children with similar difficulties. That led her to form the group “Whole Children, ” an after-school and weekend program for children with disabilities. “Having been surrounded by all these terrific teens with disabilities and seeing how much they wanted relationships and love as much as their typically developing peers, it felt…

WWI novels for kidsSeptember 5, 2016 – 01:03 pm

WWI novels for kids

World War I, also known as the Great War, began in 1914 and lasted through most of 1918. But, it’s one of the U.S.’s forgotten wars–perhaps because we were involved for a much shorter time than other nations (we didn’t join the fighting until 1917), we didn’t suffer as horribly as much of the world (no battles on our homeland), and the causes were complicated and ending messy. There aren’t many children’s books in the U.S. about this war. In fact…

Urdu novels online Umera AhmedAugust 25, 2016 – 01:25 am

Urdu novels online Umera Ahmed

Download or read online another beautiful Urdu romantic novel Iman Umeed Aur Mohabbat by Umera Ahmed (Faith, Hope and Love) and enjoy a distinguished Urdu story. Iman Umeed Aur Mohabbat novel is authored by Umera Ahmed, she is a very popular Urdu writer, short and long Urdu stories writer, screenwriter, drama script writer and one of the most famous Urdu novelist in Pakistan. Umera Ahmed s novels are not only read inside Pakistan but also in India…

Utopian novels for Young AdultsAugust 21, 2016 – 01:13 am

Utopian novels for Young Adults

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults (review) In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: The Children s Literature and Culture series from Routledge, edited by lack Zipes, is known for its excellent and tightly-focused critical volumes, and Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults is a fine addition to that series. This volume features a foreword by Zipes, a substantial and thoroughly-documented…

Visual novels with an ESRB RatingAugust 13, 2016 – 12:53 am

Visual novels with an ESRB Rating

Popular video game streaming service (and Amazon subsidiary) Twitch has updated its rules of conduct to prohibit the streaming of games rated AO (Adults Only) by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). Simply put, AO games are not welcome on Twitch,the site said in an official blog post. The update is a clarification of previous game-specific bans Twitch placed on streaming of titles that featured overtly sexual content or gratuitous violence…

Top 100 novels everJuly 23, 2016 – 11:03 pm

Top 100 novels ever

Earlier in this series, I excluded Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852) from this series on the grounds that, in the 19th century, much of its phenomenal popularity derived from its timely advocacy of abolition in the run-up to the American civil war. Similarly, To Kill a Mockingbird owed some of its success to extra-literary circumstances: it was published in the year JFK went to the White House, then caught the mood of the civil rights…

Visual novels like Saya no UtaJuly 19, 2016 – 10:38 pm

Visual novels like Saya no Uta

Each night, I went to sleep wishing that this would turn out to be a nightmare. Yet each morning I awoke to find that the world was just as horribly warped as it was the day before. I have to live while blending in, while acting like one of them. Just as I ve done these past three months, I will continue to do for the rest of my life. A Visual Novel / H-Game by Nitro+, Saya no Uta ( Song of Saya ) revolves around a medical school student, Fuminori…