There is a big controversy between Why the Best Kid’s Books Are Written in Blood by Alexie Sherman and Darkness Too Visible by Meghan Cox Gurdon. In Gurdon’s article, she argues that now at days, children’s books are being created with the more brutal and horrific versions of reality rather than how it was back in […]

In her article, Meghan Cox Gurdon claims that the majority of the books written for the young adult audience are too crude and explicit for any audience. In her opinion, it is harmful for young readers to be expose to such profanity because the behaviors that the teens witness are somewhat contagious. She feels that […]

Gurdon vs. Alexie

September 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

In the articles Darkness Too Visible and Why the Best Kid’s Books Are Written in Blood  there is a conflict between whether or not there should be “distorted portrayals of reality” in books. In Darkness Too Visible the author argues that in some sense there should be some type of censorship found in books. In her […]

What’s a library?

September 29, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Let’s be real, I got lost trying to find the classroom in the library, I found it eventually though so it’s all good. ANYWAY. I took a seat in the back and basically took a refresher course of what I had already learned about using databases back in high school. I honestly cannot even begin […]

On Monday, we didn’t go to Keily 429 like we do every week, we took a mini field trip to the library. However, this was not my first time there. I have been to library several times to read, do homework, or print out articles and/or papers that are due the same day. I like […]

A Day at the Library

September 28, 2016 | Leave a Comment

The library is a place compromised of books and computers where your brain  can fill itself with knowledge. It contains books that can suit everyone and it holds a variation of books. Books starting from fun and adventurous to the deepest darkest of mystery and horror. I was never really much of a fan of […]

The library is a very useful resource, that is extremely helpful for students success in school. While I personally have only used the library as a quite place to get my work done, there are so many other ways to take advantage of the library. With all that it contains some may event view the […]

Library Day

September 28, 2016 | Leave a Comment

The library is my best friend honestly, I’m there almost every day whether it be to study, meet up with friends or nap for a bit in between classes. I find the library to be very useful especially when it comes to the research process. For the most part what was explained in the class […]

The library

September 28, 2016 | Leave a Comment

When I was in high school, I didn’t like the library because there were plenty of annoying people who distracted other people with their bad attitudes. They came to the library instead of the cafeteria to kill time. However, I usually go to the Queens College library during my lunch hour with Naying. The place […]

The Libabs

September 28, 2016 | Leave a Comment

The library was okay. I’ve been here plenty of times to write in my journal, and I think its a good place if you wan’t to be alone in silence. I wouldn’t recommend coming here during free hour (especially on the printing floor) though because it gets kind of loud. As for the class itself, […]

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