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Are You A Scorpio? Try These Great Books By Other Scorpios
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Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage

Dylan Thomas
Collected Poems

Katherine Paterson
Jacob Have I Loved

Nicholasa Mohr
El Bronx Remembered

Lynn Hall
The Solitary

Robin McKinley

Marion Bauer
A Question of Trust

Margaret Mitchell
Gone with the Wind

Robert Louis Stevenson
Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde

Gordon Parks
The Learning Tree


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Are you a Scorpio?



October 24-November 22

Gemstone: Opal

Ruling Planet: Pluto

The chief characteristic of a Sun sign Scorpio is a remarkable reserve of energy. It is often said that this is the "worst" of the Sun signs but, of course, this isn’t true. The sign’s energies are so strong they can seem overpowering, even inhibiting; the Scorpio can feel driven by them. But if these energies are fully and positively expressed, both physically and emotionally, the individual will be a big achiever. However, if the energy flow is inhibited or uncontrolled, it can be disastrous with typical resentfulness, jealousy, and broodiness. Parkers’ Astrology


Created on the cusp by Vicky Morgan, Pisces and Cate Shier, Cancer,  Faneuil Branch, Boston Public Library, 1999