Duck for Turkey Day

It's almost Thanksgiving, and Tuyet is excited about the holiday and the vacation from school. There's just one problem: her Vietnamese American family is having duck for Thanksgiving dinner - not turkey! Nobody has duck for Thanksgiving - what will her teacher and the other kids think? To her surprise, Tuyet enjoys her yummy thanksgiving dinner anyhow - and an even bigger surprise is waiting for her at school on Monday. Dinners from roast beef...

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Stronger Than Cleopatra

Stronger Than Cleopatra is a poetry memoir recalling the author’s journey through grief after the death of her first husband. In 30 narrative poems, Jacqueline Jules addresses the unfinished business between the living and the dead. Love is far too complicated an emotion to end with death. We continue our relationship with the deceased, willingly or unwillingly, for the rest of our lives. Stronger Than Cleopatra shares the story of a young widow...

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