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The Help

by KRL Staff


Over the next six days KRL is going to review several movies with Oscar nominations, including most of those nominated for best picture. So enjoy our Oscar countdown and please share with us your thoughts on who you think should win in the comment section! Instead of a brand new post for each movie–we will be adding a new movie to this post every night so be sure and come back right here every evening to see what we’ve added.

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett: Book Review

IN THE September 24 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,
andEvery Other Book,
andTeens
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by Amanda Hager



Gosh, where to begin! In all honesty, when I was reading this book, I felt like I was right there, standing as if I were a ghost; it all felt so real. The personalities of the characters, the friendships built and the risks that were taken, all in a matter of secrecy and trust. As with all books, The Help starts with some background information to bring you up to date with the current circumstances.

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The Help: Movie Review

IN THE August 15 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,
andContributors,
andLorie Lewis Ham,
andMovies
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by Lorie Lewis Ham



The Help is about a young female journalist in the south who decides to write about life from the perspective of the black women in her town who have been serving southern society families for years; never realizing how this will turn her town and her life upside down.

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