Jun 6 • 49M

004 Ambre goes on a rant... and books

On the power of our words and the protective shield of story.

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Ambre is the caretaker of the Reshelving Alexandria Community on Facebook. Amanda is Ambre’s real life friend and together we are lead reviewers and curators of the RA Literary Database.  We love discussing books and life together. We love to share stories in all their forms because stories have the power to form and change hearts and minds.
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The RA Literary Catalogue

Books reviewed in this episode:

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  • Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Julie Morstad (hear how this book was formative for Ambre’s eldest’s world view on personal limitations due to not being “typical”)

-Kid’s Review: Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards (in the episode, Ambre incorrectly identified the author as just “Julie Andrews”)

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