Story is a powerful way to build compassion and bridge understanding between cultures. Story has the power to heal as well as teach.

Beyond Boundaries · Essays and tidbits from Nancy Bo Flood

The Sharing Book

Books are for Sharing

December 5, 2023

Holiday time … a time we search for special presents for children and grandchildren … nothing better than a beautiful book, a gift enjoyed again and again as child and adult share memories and moments.

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemeter, Washington, DC

Let America Be America Again

November 7, 2023

In honor of veterans of all the many wars fought to create, obtain, or defend liberty for ALL as a fundamental value of our country.

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Forever Cousins

Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month, Part II

October 24, 2023

More books that celebrate many aspects of the cultures and accomplishments of a variety of Native Americans.

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Red Bird Sings by Gina Capaldi and Q.L. Pearce

Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month, Part I

October 17, 2023

November is American Indian Heritage Month. Let us begin with a celebration of books written by or about Native Americans.

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A Future with Books

October 10, 2023

A number of Rotary Chapters in Colorado are working together to support grass-root efforts to bring books and children’s high quality magazines to kids on a regular basis through subscriptions and a Bookmobile.

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Sharing our Northern Marianas Islands Connections

August 22, 2023

“The ocean does not divide us, it connects us.”

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International Indigenous Peoples Day

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9, 2023

On December 23, 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared August 9 as International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. In honor of the occasion, I share a poem published…

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A Favorite Poem

August 8, 2023

Pause a moment. Remember a favorite poem. Let it roll around in your mouth, tickle your heart. Let me lend you one of mine.

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