Posts by Kalela W. (24)

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Historical nonfiction is all the rage. Erik Larson seems to have a spot reserved for him on the New York Times bestseller list; David McCullough is so much a household name, he’s verging on… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: Historical Nonfiction – The Nerdy Kind

By written by Kalela W.    November 16, 2016    1

When everyone in Philadelphia is reading the same book as part of the One Book, One Philadelphia program, how is that work chosen? A small committee of Free Library staff, educators, and One Book… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Selection Process

By written by Kalela W.    May 18, 2016    1

When I was growing up, Black History Month meant learning about Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., and other historical figures whose life’s work was crucial to my… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Black History Is Family History

By written by Kalela W.    February 10, 2016    2

I used to watch a lot of true crime shows. My roster? Fatal Vows , Nightmare Next Door , Snapped , Homicide Hunter , and  Stalke d, which told the stories of real crimes and how they were… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember, in Cold Blood

By written by Kalela W.    November 13, 2015    1