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Petersons work teaches many like me civility and discourse in a world going the opposite direction.

Peterson’s “12 Rules For Life”: Out of chaos and into order

by Mack Mullinix, Reporter February 18, 2022

12 Rules For Life is a self improvement book by Jordan B. Peterson, in which the reader may learn civic competence and become the man they thought they could never be. The book has garnered a reputation...

Cover the Ghost Boys book

Book Review: Bestseller 𝘎𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘉𝘰𝘺𝘴 teaches valuable lessons about race

by Leila Gibril, Editor October 29, 2021

Everything I knew about race, life and the way I was treated really came to a halt in sixth and seventh grade. Around that time I read the book Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes. First recommended...

Book Review: As Bright as Heaven reminds readers history is repeating itself

Book Review: “As Bright as Heaven” reminds readers history is repeating itself

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor January 25, 2021

In 2018, author Susan Meissner released a fictional story about a small family that comes face to face with the Spanish Flu in 1918. Unbeknownst to her, the story would become relevant in 2020 readers'...

Let it Snow: Youre going to love it SNOW much

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

by Gabby North, Reporter December 18, 2019

John Green is one of my favorite authors, and I have read all of his bestsellers from The Fault In Our Stars to Looking for Alaska. All of his books are teen dramas, as he writes many coming-of-age novels....

Guarantee a good read with a Black-Eyed Susan nominee

Guarantee a good read with a Black-Eyed Susan nominee

by Madeline Hull and Emily Watson May 8, 2019

Every year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors of exceptionally good books chosen by Maryland students. The award is used to promote reading by encouraging students to...

Bridge of Clay review

Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor December 5, 2018

Five brothers. One Murderer. One mother. One lover. One girl. An odd assortment of animals, including but not limited to a mule residing in the kitchen. From the first chapter, Markus Zusak’s book...

Kirk Bloodsworth and Bloodsworth by Tim Junkin

Bloodsworth: Maryland’s One Book is a tragic, yet inspiring story

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter October 18, 2018

“Heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and well-written.” These are the words forensics science teacher Ms. Jessica Baker, used to describe the events of Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death...

Turtles All the Way Down is a literary journey youll want to experience

Turtles All the Way Down is a literary journey you’ll want to experience

by Natalie Roth and Greyston Harding January 22, 2018

*SPOILERS AHEAD* John Green. I’m sure you’ve heard his name at one point, whether it was written in the shining lights of a cinema, or merely in a passing conversation with a bibliophile friend. Green...

Book Review: All American Boys takes a close look at racial profiling

Book Review: All American Boys takes a close look at racial profiling

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter October 18, 2016

Eric Garner. Michael Brown Jr. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. Keith Lamar Scott. These are just a few of the many African American victims of police incidents reported and sensationalized in the news. And yet...

Book Review: The Cursed Child is leaving Harry Potter fans turning (time) with delight

Book Review: The Cursed Child is leaving Harry Potter fans turning (time) with delight

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter September 20, 2016

It’s been over nine years since J.K. Rowling’s (@jk_rowling) supposed finale to the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and more than five since the last movie came out, Harry...

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