Posts Tagged ‘Chris Crowe’

Paris in the Desert

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

Quite a place, Las Vegas! Have you ever been there? I had not … and it exceeded my expectations for drama, scale, and a just plain off-the-charts sensory experience. The annual NCTE conference was held at the MGM Grand Hotel, one of the many hotels on the Strip that seemed (to me anyway) large enough to warrant its […]

Say hello to Jen at NCTE

Posted on November 15th, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

Dreams and labor come together this weekend at the annual NCTE conference in Las Vegas, NV. I’m looking forward to seeing many of you there! If you aren’t heading to NCTE, please forward this message on to your colleagues who will be attending. Here’s where you can find me this weekend: Saturday, Nov 17th“Learning Lessons […]

For the Veterans

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

This week we recognize and remember our more than twenty million American veterans. Our geographical good fortune (i.e., to be situated between two oceans, Canada and Mexico) sometimes makes it easier for us as American citizens to forget that our current freedoms have come at a human cost and require our constant vigilance. The forthcoming […]

Who was Larry Doby?

Posted on September 18th, 2012 by by Jen Bryant

Chris Crowe is professor of English at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and the author of Presenting Mildred D. Taylor (Twayne 1999) an historical novel for teens, Mississippi Trial, 1955 (Dial 2002), and Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case (Dial 2003). His most recent book is Just as Good: How […]

 

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