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Forum: Spirituality   05-20-2012, 10:04 AM
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Posted By kangamitroo
there is an event in NJ next month, Shaykha...

there is an event in NJ next month, Shaykha Fest, & i thought some of you might be interested:
http://www.alrawiya.org/shaykhafest/2012speakers.html
 
if you plan to go, and have any interest in...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-17-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By kangamitroo
Quote: Originally Posted by...

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Originally Posted by zebra15 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349614/april-2012-book-challenge#post_16949040)
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By kangamitroo
When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly...

When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt
 
I really enjoyed this book for middle grade readers/YA. I had picked it up several times and I'm glad I finally read it. I love "summer...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-02-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By kangamitroo
subbing. just started Faithful Place, my first...

subbing. just started Faithful Place, my first by Tana French. not usually a mystery reader but my best friend gave her such a hearty endorsement. well, I could not get to sleep because of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-02-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By kangamitroo
thanks for these suggestions. Holland73, i'll...

thanks for these suggestions. Holland73, i'll have to take your list to a bookstore and explore.
 
rebeleducation—i loved The Red Tent!  had not thought of that as a suggestion for my sister. time...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-02-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 435
Posted By kangamitroo
Derby Girl by Shauna Cross (aka Maggie Mayhem). ...

Derby Girl by Shauna Cross (aka Maggie Mayhem).
this is the YA book that inspired "Whip It", the roller derby film with Ellen Page. In many ways the film followed the book closely. I enjoyed it,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-26-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 435
Posted By kangamitroo
some recent reads:   Where the streets had a...

some recent reads:
 
Where the streets had a name by Randa Abdel-Fattah
a Palestinian girl (West Banker) travels with a friend into Jerusalem (illegal due to her West Banker status). her trip of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-26-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By kangamitroo
i am looking for a book for my sister, who is...

i am looking for a book for my sister, who is about to turn 13—something she can turn to for inspiration, to be encouraged to listen to her conscience, and to help her make good choices. something...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-17-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By kangamitroo
Jesus Freak: feeding healing raising the dead...

Jesus Freak: feeding healing raising the dead (http://lighttoreadby.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/jesus-freak/) by Sara MIles.
I loved this. the author runs a food pantry in San Francisco at an...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-17-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By kangamitroo
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-11-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By kangamitroo
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Quote:Originally Posted by mrsmischief http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344293/book-challenge-february-2012#post_16871703)


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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-09-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By kangamitroo
mrsmischief, how did you like Once in a Promised...

mrsmischief, how did you like Once in a Promised Land? it sounds very good.
 
I just read Simplifying the soul: Lenten practices to renew your spirit...
Forum: Spirituality   01-24-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,175
Posted By kangamitroo
salaam again— also wanted to recommend a fun...

salaam again—
also wanted to recommend a fun book: Love in a Headscarf by Shelina Zahra Janmohamed
 
http://lighttoreadby.wordpress.com/2012/01/24/love-in-a-headscarf/
Forum: Spirituality   01-24-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,175
Posted By kangamitroo
Assalamu alaykum ladies. I hope you all are...

Assalamu alaykum ladies. I hope you all are doing well. I have a few quick questions, all related to my wish for a study group. (The masjid near me is 40+ minutes, and it seems the dars for sisters...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-24-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,183
Posted By kangamitroo
 Quote:Just started Caleb's Crossing by...



Quote:Just started Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks, and she is just such a fantastic writer, I'm enjoying it already.
 



me too! her Year of Wonders was masterful, and I'm having the...
Forum: Spirituality   01-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,082
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Posted By kangamitroo
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Quote:Originally Posted by wytchywoman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/985372/cover-ed-girls/1060#post_16822299)

Kangamitroo,...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-15-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By kangamitroo
I am interested in reading about fasting as a...

I am interested in reading about fasting as a spiritual discipline and/or religious requirement in the Abrahamic faith traditions. I would like to look at classical/traditional works as well as...
Forum: Spirituality   01-09-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,082
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Posted By kangamitroo
any of you know where to find camis/tanks that...

any of you know where to find camis/tanks that have a high neckline (i.e. closer to crew neck)? i am having an awful time. i have some v-neck tops that need an underlayer; for now i wear a long...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-09-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,183
Posted By kangamitroo
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-01-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By kangamitroo
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Quote:Originally Posted by swede http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339653/novels-by-about-jewish-women-in-the-us#post_16797434)
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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-01-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By kangamitroo
geo, thank you for your detailed response. it is...

geo, thank you for your detailed response. it is very helpful to hear your experience. sounds like i should check the gifted board for ideas/encouragement, too.
 
meemee, i appreciate the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-01-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,183
Posted By kangamitroo
happy new year! this year I want to remember to...

happy new year! this year I want to remember to keep a running list of books I have read; I did that thanks to this thread in 2010, and enjoyed reading over my list.
 
would like to have a goal of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-31-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 722
Posted By kangamitroo
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Quote:Originally Posted by Holland73 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1337782/december-book-challenge/20#post_16802973)
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-20-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By kangamitroo
several of my favorite novels are about the...

several of my favorite novels are about the experience of Jewish American women, stories in which faith plays a role:
Three Daughters by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-20-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By kangamitroo
my dd will be 8 next month. she is very smart,...

my dd will be 8 next month. she is very smart, very creative, and extraordinarily hard on herself if she makes any mistakes. e.g., she got 3 words wrong on a spelling test (never more than one wrong...
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