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Mere Extinction

by Matt Sutherland

Upon learning of her adaptive scriptwriting accomplishments, we can fix the explanation for Evie Christie’s complex use of motivation, conflict, pathos, and trauma—humanity’s theater writ large in her work. That she does it with... Read More

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The Thingity-Jig

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Though all of his forest friends are deep in dreams, little bear is wide awake and restless. He decides to wander into town, where, in an alleyway, he discovers a thingity-jig. Though others might dismiss his find as just a couch, he... Read More

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Vanilla Bean

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Bean is a picky puppy. He resists most dishes, and is sure that the only ice cream he appreciates is vanilla, in this peppy picture book that nonetheless encourages trying out new tastes. At the local ice cream parlor, Bean is encouraged... Read More

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Music All Around

by Danielle Ballantyne

Sofia leaves “every salty echo of the sea” behind when she goes to visit her grandparents’ house in the woods, but just because the music changes doesn’t mean it’s lost, and she conducts new movements in the thumping feet of... Read More

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