A Woman on the Verge…the blog of Margaret Elysia Garcia
Just. One. Book. One Month In.
Just. One. Book. is still here! Yes. We are still here! OMG are we still here. But I didn’t post anything this week because I kind of needed a bit of a break–to start shelving books in earnest. And then my knee gave out (long boring story of life-long knee issue) so then I’ve been […]More
Just. One. Book. Thoughts and thanks.
This is the very sweet Natasha Griffin. She came out to Greenville from Portola to pick up some books for Portola High School. Many of our duplicates went home with her. Portola is the only incorporated city in our county and is home to a more diverse (in terms of Latinx) population of students. I […]More
Poetry Saves Us
I am a romantic at heart. In that twisted way where you read a great book and you enjoy crying at the end because everything went to hell and the lovers don’t wind up together because one of them is dead, or married to someone else, or a war has broken out. My students used […]More
Just. One. Nation.
Have you read this yet? Teachers in North Carolina arrested for protesting. What were they protesting? The lack of books. The lack of a school nurse. The lack of basics. I’ve been telling you the story of Greenville, CA but it’s also the story of North Carolina. It’s the story everywhere in the United States where we […]More