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Communities built out of books

Olivia Yuan, Staffer April 10, 2024

Cherishing books and the people and institutions that nurture them has always come naturally to school psychologist Brittany Stevens.  Countless memories, milestones and obstacles alike have marked...

Books within the high school curriculum that contain serious topics have sparked controversy.

Students should expand literary horizons

Eileen Zhu, In-Depth Editor February 12, 2024

At the center of our English classrooms, discussions weave around the students’ collective experiences reading literature, which brings about new perspectives and conversations. In recent years, some...

Based on the Grishaverse books by Leigh Bardugo, Netflixs Shadow and Bone tells the story of compelling characters, yet in an unfortunately crammed second season.

Shadow and Bone: a worthy adaptation?

Riki Murase, Social Media Manager April 10, 2023

The highly anticipated release of the second season of Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone,” an adaptation of the Grishaverse books written by author Leigh Bardugo, succeeds in developing a popular fantasy...

In his memoir “Spare,” Prince Harry details his life as a prince in the British royal family.

I read Prince Harry’s memoir so you don’t have to

Surya Saraf, Copy Editor April 10, 2023

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, is crabby — he was never the heir to the British throne, always in the shadow of his older brother Prince William, always the “spare” to William’s “heir.” In his...

Lynbrook almnus and New York Times top ten book of the year author Hua Hsu.

Hua Hsu “Stays True”

Inaaya Yousuf, Staffer December 12, 2022

In his memoir “Stay True”, Class of 1995 Lynbrook alumnus Hua Hsu depicts his experiences of being a second-generation immigrant growing up in the Bay Area. Hsu recounts his days at Lynbrook and UC...

Many new books have been added to the school’s various literature courses in recent years to diversify and modernize the curriculum.

Students deserve a modern and diverse literature curriculum

Lauren Liu and Lillian Fu February 1, 2022

Earlier this year, sophomores read In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, which follows the lives of four sisters in the Dominican Republic. The addition of Alvarez’s book is one of many recent...