"A general has to see the whole field to make good strategy," he'd explain. "When you're down there fighting, you can't see much past the threat directly in front of you."
Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves blew me away. @teachingtheapocalypse sent it my way so we can discuss it on our @unabridgedpod episode focusing on Global Read Aloud selections. Those choices are typically great, but this book . . . wow. Dimaline has woven a book of equal parts gorgeous writing, Indian culture, and an all-too-realistic, post-apocalyptic world. (continued in comments)