Tag Archives: Deana Metzke

September 07

How the Book Julian’s A Mermaid Finally Changed My Thinking by Deana Metzke

Let me start by saying that I have read and understand the issues connected with the book Julian is a Mermaid. This piece is not written in support or non-support of the book, but rather an explanation of how the topic of the book affected my growth and the thinking of those around me. Julian […]

August 10

Five Reasons to Read The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas – Review by Deana Metzke

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas has been at the top of the New York Times Bestseller list and has been talked about all over Twitter since before it was released, so I’m not sure there’s much I can say about the specifics of the storyline of the book that hasn’t been said. As I said […]

March 06

Why Twenty Yawns Almost Made Me Cry by Deana Metzke

I purchased the book Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley and Lauren Castillo because 1) I have an addiction to children’s literature and 2) it is one of the books our school will be reading for our Mock Caldecott award this year. As I often do, I decided to take it home to read and share […]