Monthly Archives: March 2010

Something to read and think about

“Stigma Kills: A Concrete Example” by abby jean at FWD/Forward Often when bloggers or activists push back against ableist language and stereotypes in the media, especially pop culture, someone will respond with an argument that there are more important disability … Continue reading

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I am tired of disability stereotypes and tropes

My review for “Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan became something of a rant about how disabilities are portrayed in fiction. It all goes back to my post “Learning to Pay Attention to the … Continue reading

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Title: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1: The Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Publication Date: March 2006 ISBN: 978-0786838653 Number of Pages: 400 What if the gods of Olympuswere alive in the 21st Century? What if they still fell in … Continue reading

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“Wyrwood” – “The Way of Thorn and Thunder” #2 by Daniel Heath Justice

Title: “Wyrwood” – “The Way of Thorn and Thunder” #2 Author: Daniel Heath Justice Publication Date: October 2006 
ISBN: 9780973139679 Number of Pages: 227 The Sevenfold Council stands firm against Dreydmaster Vald’s treaty terms—they will not surrender the Everland. Their … Continue reading

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