Category Archives: Diversity

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo¬† Desi is the student-body president, a straight A student, on the soccer team, and is planning to go to Stanford and become a surgeon. She, also, believes that you can … Continue reading

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

I Believe In a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo About: A disaster in romance, high school senior Desi Lee decides to tackle her flirting failures by watching Korean television dramas, where the hapless heroine always seems to end up … Continue reading

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie About: This is the story of 14 year-old Arnold Spirit (aka Junior). ¬†Junior is Native American. He lives on a reservation (The Rez) near Spokane, Washington, with his family. … Continue reading

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