My Current Laker Thoughts

My friend Lamar O got traded to Dallas in a very dismissive way, but I think he was his own worst enemy. When the trade for Chris Paul, which would have involved Lamar, fell through, Lamar should have kept his thoughts to himself. But Lamar is an emotional guy and couldn’t contain his hurt feelings Read More »

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What Color Is My World?The Lost History of African-American Inventors


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, illus. by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford. Candlewick, $17.99 (44p) ISBN 978-0-7636-4564-9 Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Making use of an unusual format, former NBA star Abdul-Jabbar and his On the Shoulders of Giants coauthor Obstfeld offer an upbeat history lesson set within a fictional narrative framework. Siblings Ella and Herbie, Read More »

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