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Richard Howard, acclaimed poet and translator, dies at 92

a villa filled with idols. Mr. Howard’s latest collection of poems, in 2014, is inspired by his own early upbringing.Credit…turtle tip press In “A Progressive Education” (2014), his last published collection, Mr. Howard imagined, in verse form, letters written collectively by a class of sixth-graders in Sandusky, Ohio, around 1950. Disturbed by an experience scientist […]

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10 new books we recommend this week

WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN: A History of the Democratic Party, by Michael Kazin. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $35.) Kazin’s shrewd and captivating volume examines the 200-year history of the ‘world’s oldest mass party’, which has seen its political apparatus become a shadow of what it was during the heyday of the democrats in the […]

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Skowhegan High senior receives Principal’s Award

Jaycie Christophe Photo submitted Skowhegan’s Jaycie Christopher, a senior at Skowhegan Area High School, has been selected to receive the 2022 Principal’s Award. The award, sponsored by the Maine School Principals Association, is given in recognition of a high school student’s academic achievement and citizenship. Christopher has been involved in golf, basketball and softball for […]

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Thirkill Elementary brings in 3,000 books thanks to the hard work of students

SODA SPRINGS, Idaho (KIFI) – March is Literacy Month at Thirkill Elementary School in Soda Springs, and as part of their festivities, many first responders and members of the military came to their school to read to them. But the big theme of the month was the Book Blast fundraiser. School librarian Tracy Lakey says […]

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Pinch Hits and Page-Turners: The History of Alabama Baseball’s Book Club

During the 30-hour drive from San Diego to Alabama, Jarvis began thinking about how the book could help not only him, but his teammates as well. “I was sitting in the car trying to figure out how I could engage more people with the book’s message,” Jarvis said. “I thought it was very important. I […]

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Paranjape’s book offers an insider’s account of JNU affairs

Simply because academic and intellectual circles in India have seen ‘left-wing intolerance’ for a long time, it would be a grave mistake to replace it with ”right-wing intolerance”, warns the Professor Makarand R Paranjape of JNU in his book presented as an insider’s account of the university. In ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil War’, Paranjape […]

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A day before the selection, three chief candidates from New Orleans schools brag about their titles | Education

A day before the Orleans Parish School Board plans to appoint the new head of New Orleans Public Schools, the three finalists for superintendent took questions from the school board and the public on Tuesday. Candidates Avis Williams, Marshall Tuck and André Wright were asked about their vision for the future, their leadership style, diversity, […]

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Business News | Provide free ebooks Tinkerfeed.com publishes 2000 books on its platform

New Delhi [India]March 29 (ANI/ATK): E-book platform, Tinkerfeed.com has recently published over 2000 e-books on its online platform. This online portal offers a variety of novels, short stories, poetry, self-help, life guides, coaching books and many more. They provide books to read in multiple languages ​​so that a diverse audience can cater to reading books […]

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Provide free ebooks Tinkerfeed.com publishes 2000 books on its platform

NNA | Update: March 29, 2022 12:19 STI New Delhi [India]March 29 (ANI/ATK): E-book platform, Tinkerfeed.com has recently published over 2000 e-books on its online platform.This online portal offers a variety of novels, short stories, poetry, self-help, life guides, coaching books and many more. They provide books to read in multiple languages ​​so that a […]

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Surface Laptop Studio review: Microsoft’s best quirky new laptop | Microsoft Surface

The Surface Laptop Studio is Microsoft’s creative workstation that replaces the outgoing single Surface Book line with a slightly more normal laptop-like form, but one that’s still very unusual. Microsoft’s new top of the range laptop costs from £1,449 ($1,399.99 / AU$2,399) and is a chunky machine designed to replace a desktop computer, rather than […]

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‘Gender Queer’ is not banned at Southwoods High School in West Des Moines

The West Des Moines School Board voted Monday to keep a queer author’s comic book-style memoir on the shelves of the district library, though it may not have the final say. Last year, Clive’s Teri Patrick filed a complaint about the book “Gender Queer: A Memoir” by Maia Kobabe which is available on the shelves […]

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Harry Maguire: Gareth Southgate defends Manchester United captain’s selection in England squad | Soccer News

Gareth Southgate has defended his selection of Harry Maguire in the England squad for this month’s friendlies, insisting the defender ‘can play at the highest level’. The 29-year-old Manchester United captain has been criticized for his club performance this season, with some questioning whether he deserves a place in the England squad for matches against […]

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Best eBook Service in North Yorkshire Libraries

eBook READERS are promised a better experience when they borrow from their North Yorkshire library using the BorrowBox app. BorrowBox is the UK’s most popular platform for e-books and audiobooks, with the widest range of titles and the most intuitive interface. The BorrowBox application integrates an e-book reader as well as an e-book reader and […]

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Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: April Fool’s Day

Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: April Fool’s Day By Patricia Nicol for the Daily Mail Published: 6:13 p.m. EDT, March 27, 2022 | Update: 6:13 p.m. EDT, March 27, 2022 It worries me that I can’t remember if my kids tried to play April Fool’s Day tricks on their […]

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Letter: The Bible Isn’t the Right Choice for Oklahoma’s Official State Book | Religion

House Bill 3890 seeks to make the Bible the official state book. This is a patently unconstitutional bill because both the federal and state constitutions protect freedom of religion, and making any sacred text the “official” state book constitutes the state’s endorsement of that religion. State. Moreover, Christianity is not monolithic. Even if you tried […]

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Stronger Women for a Stronger World – Manila Bulletin

angel thoughts The 56th National Conference of Inner Wheel Clubs of the Philippines, Inc. (IWCPI) was held last Friday and yesterday at the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Manila in Pasay City. It was the highlight of the organization’s annual calendar of events and showcased the many achievements of IWCPI’s advocacy on women’s empowerment. Affiliated […]

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Rai, Ridhi book berths; Atanu misses the cup

India’s top-ranked archer Atanu Das missed the cup for the upcoming Asian Games as he finished outside the top eight in the final selection round at the Sports Authority of India Center in Sonipat on Saturday. Tarundeep Rai, who won a historic individual silver medal at the 2010 Asian Games, was the first to book […]

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‘Fun, Inspirational’ Page Turner Luncheon | Local

“I really enjoy listening to authors’ stories about what inspired them to write,” said Orangeburg resident Sharon Houser. “And that’s a good thing to have in Orangeburg,” she added. On March 22, The Times and Democrat presented its 13th annual Page Turner Books and Authors Luncheon with a silent auction. The event was first held […]

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GA House approves bill that would change process for removing books from school libraries

House approves bill that would change process for removing books from school libraries A bill that would change the process by which books can be removed from school libraries is set to become law. The Georgia House passed Senate Bill 226 on Friday. ATLANTE – A bill that would change the process by which books […]

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Harvard Cancels Black Scholar Who Debunked Woke Orthodoxy

Roland G. Fryer is a tenured professor of economics at Harvard – an anointed member of the elite by most definitions. He is also black, widely published, and the recipient of numerous awards, including a MacArthur “genius” scholarship for his work on the black “achievement gap” in elementary school. Fryer was a student of Nobel […]

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What They’re Saying: Teachers and Students on Open Educational Resources | News

An all-too-common financial barrier in higher education can be the cost of textbooks. As UNO continues to find ways to make college more affordable for students, the Online (or Open) Educational Resources (OER) program, which limits or eliminates the need for UNO students to buying textbooks and other course materials for their courses, has been […]

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Lamar CISD develops new library book selection procedures

Lamar CISD’s new procedures for selecting library books were presented to the board at its meeting on Tuesday, March 22 after some books were pulled from libraries last fall for screening for inappropriate content. Community members raised concerns in November 2021 about books they said contained vulgarity and explicit sexual language. Since then, a committee […]

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Borrowing eBooks from County Libraries to Get Even Easier | News

E-book readers will have an even better experience when they borrow from their North Yorkshire library. They will soon be able to borrow free eBooks through the BorrowBox app. BorrowBox is the UK’s most popular platform for e-books and audiobooks, with the widest range of titles and the most intuitive interface. The BorrowBox application integrates […]

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Madeleine Albright leaves teachings, in book form, with her legacy: NPR

Meghan Collins Sullivan/NPR Meghan Collins Sullivan/NPR Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright died Wednesday at the age of 84. But her legacy lives on, not just in the history she wrote as the first woman to hold that office, but also in her teachings. Albright taught at Georgetown University for 40 years, passing on […]

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Iowa teachers face a hostile climate | News

REGIONAL — Many Iowa educators were holding their breath this week as the Legislature’s second “funnel” week ended Friday. As of press time, some contentious education bills will have survived the second “funnel,” or they will have effectively died in their respective committees. The education bills in question include the so-called “obscene books bill” and […]

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Bay Area Children’s Book Illustrators Bring Berkeley Symphony’s ‘Peter and the Wolf’ to Life

Drawings by Bay Area illustrator Nidhi Chanani are part of Berkeley Symphony’s “Peter and the Wolf.” Photo: Courtesy of Nidhi Chanani Illustrator Nidhi Chanani had never heard Sergei Prokofiev’s ‘Peter and the Wolf’ before receiving a call from Berkeley Symphony executive director René Mandel in January asking if she would be interested in creating an […]

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Hope Becomes Eternal With These 10 New England Reads

We’ve all heard it before: Spring is a time of rebirth, of refreshing, of resetting. During our big spring cleaning, we dust off the cobwebs of our minds and open ourselves up to new possibilities. But wherever there’s cliché, there’s a kernel of truth, and these New England books and authors are no exception. Pick […]

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“The Prince and the Pauper” – Hawk Eye

Mark Twain created many fantastic classics that are still read today. “The Prince and the Pauper” is one of them. It greatly displays the hidden truths of reality on both sides of the societal coin. First, the story begins with Tom Canty, a poor boy living in the dilapidated city. He meets Prince Edward and, […]

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5 must-read books for insight into the life of a Freedom Fighter

Bhagat Singh was an Indian revolutionary who had a major role to play in the country’s independence from the British. In 1928, in a case of mistaken identity, he killed a British policeman because he had to flee Lahore, where he was staying, to escape the death penalty. Later in 1929, along with others, he […]

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Irish novelist Colm Tóibín wins Rathbones Folio Award for The Magician | Rathbones Folio Award

Irish novelist Colm Tóibín has won the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for The Magician, a fictionalized biography of writer Thomas Mann. It follows the life of the German Nobel laureate, whose works include Death in Venice and The Magic Mountain, against the backdrop of the turmoil of Europe in the first half of the 20th […]

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How SPS board candidates view efforts to ban books in schools

Candidates for the Springfield School Board were recently asked how they would approach a request to have a book banned from the district — and what criteria they would use to make a decision. The question, answered by all five candidates, was prompted by a nationwide increase in efforts to ban books from public school […]

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Book vending machine unveiled at Freeman Elementary in Flint

FLINT, MI — The first children learn to read. Then, later in life, they read to learn. That’s why National Reading Month is so important at Freeman Elementary. Flint Community Schools Elementary today unveiled a book vending machine where students can use credits to add books to their personal library. Students can earn tokens for […]

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All hands in

In September 2001, we launched the Wisdom of the Hands program at Clear Spring School. The idea was simple: we learn best when the hands are directly engaged in learning by doing real things. Across the United States, school lumber stores were being eliminated, on the pretext that we were going to become a “service […]

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Genuine faith rather than invalid belief

Reverend David Wilson Rogers One of the biggest lies in Christian theology is the belief that a good Christian should only listen to Christian music, read Christian books, watch Christian broadcasts, and definitely read the Bible as the infallible word of God. . The principle of this erroneous belief system is understandable. There is a […]

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Is this the new James Patterson? America’s jails and jails take a page from the library behind bars in SF

When the library trolley entered the prison accommodation, women in orange lab coats immediately surrounded it, looking for their next read. Among the first was Dominique West, 42, one of many loyal patrons of the San Francisco prison library. She reads true crimes, religious books, thrillers. West likes John Grisham and James Patterson, whose fast […]

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‘Grisham, Dorsey’s top notch thrillers set in Florida

CF Foster “The Judge’s List” Author: John Grisham Double day, 368 pages, $29.95 “Confidential Mermaid” Author: Tim Dorsey William Morrow, 384 pages, $28.99 Florida has had its share of high-volume serial killers, both real and fictional. Why? It’s full of easy prey: Wealthy retirees awaiting a sunny end while living and playing in and around […]

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Review: Southern Soul Search | Book reviews and short stories

HERMAN CAIN Star Tribune “From the South to America” by Imani Perry; Eco, 432 pages, $28.99. “Every other region can stick their fingers in their ears, shake their heads and sing without a melody ‘Not in my garden’, but not the South”, observes ZZ Packer in his introduction to the 2008 edition of “New Stories […]

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The Secrets of Saint Madeleine by Tilly Bagshaw, Am I Lying to You? by Aliya Ali-Afzal, One by One by Helen Bridgett and Breakneck Point by T. Orr Munro

Janet Gordon, who lives in Takeley, reviews bestsellers and early fiction for the Bishop’s Stortford Independent… Secrets of Saint Magdalene by Tilly Bagshawe (HarperCollins £12.99) Pure escapism is definitely what’s been wanted for my column this week and one of my favorite authors is Tilly Bagshawe, who’s been writing bestselling sagas forever. Adored was a […]

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Sal Augeri is the Dante Society’s ‘Person of the Year’ | Daily news alerts

WESTERLY – Westerly native Salvatore J. Augeri Sr., former coach and superintendent of Westerly Public Schools, has been honored and celebrated many times throughout his storied career for his notable achievements and contributions to the people and the city of Westerly. Yet he was utterly taken aback by his latest recognition. Accustomed to recognition, Augeri […]

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More and more libraries in Kansas accept that you do not pay late fees

By Suzanne Perez Kansas News Service Kansas – Kate Webb and her 2-year-old son, Teddy, sat in the children’s section of Wichita’s Advanced Learning Library watching an educational animal sound video on a brightly colored monitor. “What is that?” Teddy asked, pointing. “It’s an owl,” her mother said. “Ooooo, oooo! » The pair sang along […]

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K Rahman Khan of Congress as Government of Karnataka Seeks to Include Bhagavad Gita in Bhagwad Gita Cover Curriculum to Introduce Hindutva in Schools, Says Congress

On Saturday, Congress leader and former Union minister K Rahman Khan launched a Hinduphobic attack on the Bharatiya Janata party, saying the party had every interest in introducing the Bhagavad Gita into the school curriculum in Karnataka. He said the new education policy was nothing but a cover to introduce Hindutva policy into the school […]

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Not too late for this year’s One Book selection

If you haven’t read this year’s One Book One Community selection, it’s not too late. “A Most Beautiful Thing,” a memoir by Arshay Cooper, chronicles the author’s journey through the sport of rowing. As residents of Chicago’s West Side, Cooper and his classmates weren’t typical practitioners of the sport, but they went on to make […]

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Humble Bundle unveils $40 benefit in Ukraine with 123 games and e-books

Screenshot: Ty Pendlebury/CNET This story is part War in UkraineCNET’s coverage of events there and the wider effects on the world. Online retailer Humble Bundle has announced a $40 bundle of games and e-books called Stand with Ukraine, 100% of which will be donated to humanitarian relief efforts. The bundle is really huge and includes […]

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How school culture wars can factor into 2022 midterms

States across the country are grappling with ongoing debates over critical race theory, sexual orientation and book censorship. In many ways, some of the hottest and most controversial political issues are rooted in the classroom and playing out in school boards across America. Republicans across the country focused on how social issues are handled by […]

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Best Gambling Addiction eBooks You Should Read

Digital books are everywhere and whether in online bookstores or libraries, we can read them to inform, entertain and educate ourselves further. As the game world has been spread, it is expected to be an entertaining and rewarding experience. Nevertheless, some people can become addicted due to several factors obviously leading to serious financial and […]

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Educational Media Foundation Announces Appointment of Todd Woods as Chief Legal Officer of Growing Faith-Based Organization | News

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Educational Media Foundation (EMF) – parent company of radio networks K-LOVE and Air1 – announcement Todd Wood as legal director. Woods joins EMF after serving as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Nissan North America, Inc. and Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of […]

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Reviews of The Bone Density Solution by Shelly Manning: Read This

Listen to this article The Bone Density Solution Book Reviews by Shelly Manning – The Bone Density Solution (Blue Heron Health News) is a revolutionary 14-step online program that teaches you how to overcome your osteoporosis issues. PDF Download! Official site: Click here The Bone Density Solution Book – Overview Product Name The Bone Density […]

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Why Kiwi viewers will have fewer choices on free-to-air TV starting next week

Things to watch Editor James Croot has been writing about film and TV ever since Sandra Bullock boarded a getaway bus and George Clooney first donned scrubs. OPINION: Free-to-air Kiwi viewers will be left with less Choice from Sunday evening. Originally described by veteran television critic Trevor Agnew as the ferry hostel of channels, ‘compared […]

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Free e-books and audio books for pupils through the Gwynedd School Library Service

Students of Ysgol Gynradd Rhiwlas browsing Borrowbox Proposed by Meredydd Carwyn A free program using a version of Borrowbox, a digital library, will allow schoolchildren to borrow e-books or audiobooks to read or listen to on their smart device or computer. The Resources are available in Welsh and English and are specifically aimed at children, […]

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Freshman from South Region seeks to improve the lives of others through literacy initiative

TAKE NOTES: Southern Region student Lucais Romo registers titles in an e-book tracking program. The first-year FCCLA member started an intentional literacy initiative called Volumes Meeting Volumes. (Photo provided) Lucais Romo’s Instagram account features a simple six-word statement that sums up what could be the defining aspects of a mission he’s currently on. It reads: […]

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Parkinson’s Protocol Book Reviews: Read the Untold Facts!

Listen to this article Parkinson’s protocol book reviews [Updated] – Blue Heron Health News Jodi Knapp’s Parkinson’s Protocol is a fast, reliable program that aims to clear your Parkinson’s disease. Official site: Click here The Parkinson Protocol is a comprehensive program that aims to help patients regain control of their health, minimize symptoms and delay […]

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March defector reads a selection of books is here

Thank you, friends of DRAB, for a fun discussion on The age of innocence earlier this month. I loved the chance to review one of my favorites alongside first-time readers and established Whartonheads. We’re back this month with something a little older! In fact, that’s about as old as it gets: our March DRAB selection […]

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Acclaimed author and actor Blair Underwood announces upcoming book signing

Education and Charitable Foundation plans annual event at Capital One Hall FAIRFAX, Va., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Educational and Charitable Foundation (ECF), in conjunction with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Lambda Kappa Omega Chapter, will sponsor its annual book and scholarship signing ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022at 11 o’clock. at the […]

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Fletcher Free Library exhibits The Courage to Remember

The Fletcher Free Library in Burlington will soon feature The Courage to Remember, an international exhibit that has been seen by millions around the world. The display serves as a tribute to those who suffered during the Holocaust and a warning that the root causes persist. The exhibit will be located at the Fletcher Free […]

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The Sharon Library will have a roof over its books | Lifestyles

Nick Cerroni, technical services librarian at the Shenango Valley Community Library, stores the books on shelves covered with tarps to protect them from leaks from Sharon’s library roof. TANNER MONDOK | Herald SHARON – A grant to the Shenango Valley Community Library will be used to renovate and improve the building. Robin Pundzak, executive director, […]

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A former teacher writes for representation in school and home libraries

Tasty Cake Cover Courtney Tate, author and former teacher Author|Consultant|Speaker It is important for children of color to see themselves represented in the text, and to know that they can dream and aspire to a future without the limits that are so often imposed on us! —Courtney Tate CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, March 13, 2022 […]

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“How to Win a Slime War” is RI’s summer reading selection

“How to Win a Slimy War,” by Mae Respicio, is the selection for this year’s “one book, one state” summer reading initiative for students in grades three through six, according to the Rhode Island Center. for the Book. Through the Kids Reading Across Rhode Island initiative, students across the state are encouraged to read a […]

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Review: A New Look at Watergate | Book reviews and short stories

J.KEMPER CAMPBELL “Watergate: A New History” by Garrett M. Graff, Avid Reader Press, 793 pages, $35. Readers weary of the partisan vitriol that characterizes national politics will find Garrett Graff’s voluminous new book, “Watergate: A New History,” a roadmap of how our country got to such a deplorable state. Half a century ago, citizens were […]

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Check out these deals on some of the best eBooks on Amazon Kindle starting at $2, today only

This offer has expired! Make sure you follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign up for our newsletters and receive our best offers daily in your inbox. Today only, as part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon is offering a selection of the best eBooks on Kindle ranging […]

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Mississippi: the assistant director fired for the choice of a book

A Mississippi vice principal was fired after reading a children’s book to 2nd graders that district leaders called inappropriate ByThe Associated Press March 12, 2022, 9:51 PM • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article JACKSON, Mississippi — A Mississippi school district vice principal has been fired after reading a children’s book […]

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Twelve is Enough: Legislative Compromise Reached on School Board Term Lengths

Term limits will go into effect for school board members if a bill passed by the House and Senate on Thursday is signed into law by the governor. Ron DeSantis. They just won’t take effect anytime soon. The clock is starting to tick after the 2022 election cycle, and council members would be allowed to […]

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Growing program cuts textbook costs for UNK students | Local News

TYLER ELLYSON, UNK Communications KEARNEY — Kim Carlson doesn’t require students to buy expensive textbooks for most of her classes. Instead, the University of Nebraska Kearney biology professor uses a variety of free or low-cost resources to educate them. As a member of UNK’s Open Educational Resources Committee — and a parent whose wallet is […]

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Review: Margolin’s Latest Crime Novel Takes Several Dark Turns | book reviews

By Harry Levins Special for post-shipment Defense attorney Robin Lockwood plays her fifth leading role for novelist (and defense attorney) Phillip Margolin in “The Darkest Place.” Margolin indeed entrusts Lockwood with a dark mission. Lockwood is representing Marjorie Loman, who faces serious charges. First, Loman hires as a surrogate, carrying a baby for a couple […]

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B.C. businesses alone must enforce choice to require masks

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Local company Business Dr Bonnie Henry made indoor COVID-19 mask rules optional and asked people to “respect the choices” but offered little help with enforcement. Patricia Massy of her Massy Books bookstore in Vancouver is asking customers to continue wearing masks, at least for now. Photo by Jason Payne /PNG […]

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Market for book publishers expected to reach $136.1 billion by 2032, IMF

According to a recent report by Future Market Insights (IMF), the book publishing market is expected to exceed a valuation of ~US$89,983.6 million in 2021 and at a CAGR of around ~3.9% through 2032 . To a large extent, many e-commerce giants like Amazon Inc., eBay Inc., and MyBookStore.Com provide platforms to sell books on […]

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School Board Term Limits and Book Choice Passes Bill

School board members could soon be limited to 12-year terms under a bill aimed at Gov. Ron DeSantis – but the measure also includes a controversial provision that would step up scrutiny of school library books and teaching materials. The Florida House on Thursday passed the bill (HB 1467) in a 79-41 vote nearly in […]

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Interview with Vice President of Carbon Direct, Nili Gilbert

Nili Gilbert has always enjoyed solving difficult problems. As a young girl, she spent hours poring over the mind-bending book, The Lady or the Tiger? And other logic puzzles. Years later, while working as a quantitative investor, he was modeling human behavior which turned out to be a particularly difficult puzzle. Today, as Vice President […]

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Florida legislature has new rules for school book selections

Tallahassee Parents and community members could soon play an increased role in school book selection, under approved legislation On Thursday, it comes as a growing number of titles come under fire at state and national school board meetings. The Florida Department of Education would also be required to compile a list of instructional materials that […]

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Agriculture Secretary Highlights Pennsylvania’s $746 Million Mushroom Industry During AP’s Food Fuels Tour

​West Grove, Pennsylvania – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Community and Economic Development Acting Assistant Secretary Mandy Book stopped by To-Jo Mushrooms, Inc. in Chester County, the Pennsylvania food fuels to visit. The company’s West Grove processing plant shows how Pennsylvania’s $746 million mushroom industry generates jobs and innovation and fuels our state’s […]

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Using our cultural capital to discover our brilliance – York College/CUNY

Dr. Lindamichelle Baron, Director of the Center for African Studies at York College and Chair of the Advisory Board, was the host of this event. The was named after a book by Gholdy Muhammad with the same title. The book contains works grounded in history and written to honor the excellence of those who were […]

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Book controversy leads to vice principal’s firing after class reading

A Mississippi man said he was fired from his job as an elementary school vice-principal because of the book he chose to read aloud to a group of second graders. The former vice-principal, identified by local media as Toby Price, was working at Gary Road Elementary School in the Hinds County School District (HCSD) at […]

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Catholic Church Bans Gay Author’s Visit to London School | Books

The Catholic Church has banned a gay author’s visit to a London school and removed a number of governors who supported the event, in a move that has drawn comparisons to the notorious Article 28 ban of the 1980s on the “promotion of homosexuality”. The church said a visit by Simon James Green, an acclaimed […]

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How Utah lawmakers are putting Hollywood above health in final session actions

Students at Freedom Preparatory Academy in Provo, Utah, one of the few quality options … [+] available to students. (Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images In a speech to Boston College’s 2008 graduating class, renowned historian and author David McCullough reminded enrollees what education is and isn’t. It makes a […]

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Reading aloud to children has significant benefits

Reading aloud to children is an important practice that parents should implement at home to help children develop language, become fluent readers, increase basic knowledge, develop empathy, shape their view of the world and strengthen the parent-child bond. Some parents may feel intimidated by the process of reading aloud to their child, not knowing how […]

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McIlveen announces £200,000 investment in GCSE Revision eBooks

Education Minister Michelle McIlveen today announced an investment in GCSE revision guides to help pupils prepare for their exams. This is one element of a wide range of additional supports that have been put in place to help students take public exams in the summer of 2022, which include funding for Easter review programs as […]

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Publishers bemoan high cost of book reviews by Ministries of Education – The Whistler Nigeria

The Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA) on Tuesday denounced the high amounts that federal and state ministries charge publishers and authors to review their books before recommending them. Association President Dr Uchenna Anioke said in a statement made available to THE WHISTLER in Enugu. He said “the book review exercise is a way to assess the […]

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E-books Market Size to Reach $20.93 Billion by 2028 Due to Availability of High-speed Data Networks and More Interactive and Engaging E-books | million ideas

“Million Insights – World’s Fastest Growing Market Research Database” According to a new report available with Million Insights, the research report on the global e-books industry offers in-depth insights into products, devices, key players and growth opportunities. This report offers many opportunities for market players to invest in research and development The Global e-book market […]

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The Duchess of Cambridge reveals book recommendations for children

Max Mom/IndigoGetty Images The Duchess of Cambridge has shared her top book recommendations as part of Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall’s virtual book club. Kate took to the Duchess of Cornwall’s Reading Room to share a selection of her favorite children’s books and why she chose them. As part of the selection, Kate revealed her […]

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Panhellenic Celebrates National “Month of the Scholar” with Record Children’s Book Donations

Megan Willman Lillian Scott, Pan-Hellenic Vice President of Scholarships and Educational Programs, with nearly 8,000 children’s books that have been donated to various elementary schools across the state. The Arkansas Panhellenic Council joined National Panhellenic Conference sororities and other Panhellenic colleges in celebrating Seeker Month in February. The Month of the Scholar […]

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Whatcom READS Announces 2023 Book Selection

Proposed by Whatcom County Library System The Cold Millions by Spokane-based author Jess Walter is the 2023 Whatcom READS book pick. Michael Christie, featured title author of 2022, Green woodmade the announcement at a March 4 event at the Mount Baker Theater. Winner of Washington State Book Award and named to numerous “Best Book of […]

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Two Texas parents have challenged 282 books, including one on teenage suicide. Here’s how the author responded.

About two weeks ago, Bill Konigsberg, author of six young adult novels, was at his computer when he read a post on social media from another author whose book had been challenged by two parents in a district North Texas school. He clicked on a link in the post and found copies of 282 forms […]

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Sarah McMillan: Universal Meals and Moving Vermont Forward

This commentary is by Sarah McMillan, who lives in Cambridge, New York, and taught social studies at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester for 15 years. For the past four years, she has also been the coordinator of the school’s food program. As we have all discovered, one of the main things the pandemic has […]

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Playing this week: “The Thing About Pam” and the Critics Choice Awards

Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the shows, specials, and movies coming to television this week, March 7-13. Details and times are subject to change. Monday THE THING ABOUT PAM 10 p.m. on NBC. The slurp of a sip-sized drink becomes something sinister in this true […]

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Nordic Choice Hotels 25% off Spring Sale for stays through April 18, 2022 (book by March 9)

Nordic Choice Hotels, loosely affiliated with Choice, has launched a sale for stays at all 204 participating hotels through April 18, 2022. You can save up to 25% on stays from Thursday to Monday (including the whole Easter period from April 11 to 18), if you book before March 9 You can access this offer […]

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Iran and Qatar to develop scientific cooperation

TEHRAN – Iran’s Science Ministry and Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand scientific cooperation, IRNA reported on Sunday. Respect for equality and the common interests of the two countries have been declared as the basic principles of the MoU with respect for intellectual property laws, said […]

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Check It Out: Reduce anxiety with a selection of books

Jan Johnston is the Collections Development Coordinator for Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries. Email him at readingforfun@fvrl.org. Photo Glancing through the columns I’ve written over the course of March, I came across my 2017 review of Meik Wiking’s “The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Living Happily.” It touched me because right now I can’t […]

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Review: Two new books detail the Pam Hupp murder saga | book reviews

St. Louis-area residents have been hearing Pamela Hupp’s name for more than a decade, ever since her friend Elizabeth “Betsy” Faria was stabbed to death at Faria’s home near Troy, Missouri, in 2011. The Faria case and the fatal 2016 shooting of Louis Gumpenberger at Hupp’s O’Fallon, Missouri home has garnered tons of local media […]

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Review: A Remarkable Memoir | Book reviews and short stories

TOM ZELMAN Tribune of the Stars “1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir” by Ai Weiwei, translated from Chinese by Allan H. Barr; Crown, 373 pages, $32. This memoir is a remarkable—and important—book. In lively, direct prose (with excellent assistance from translator Allan H. Barr) and frequent line drawings, Ai Weiwei, China’s foremost conceptual […]

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Memphis students campaign against Tennessee house bills 1944, 800

As Tennessee lawmakers continue to debate two bills limiting books and educational materials available in schools, Memphis students have launched a campaign to unite young people across the state and insert their voices into conversations in Nashville. Milana Kumar and Salina Shamsuddin, organizers of the Tennessee Youth Coalition, called on state lawmakers to oppose House […]

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Mid-level fiction that sees the forest for the trees

“They are beautiful!” Mangoshi says of a grove of centuries-old ash trees. “It’s because they are loved,” replies the baobab. Back in the present, a team of men equipped with chainsaws and machines came to chop down the baobab tree. “You’ll have to take me down first before you touch this tree,” announces a newly […]

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Unalaska Battle of the Books Elementary Team Breaks Local Record

A group of elementary school students from Unalaska won fourth place in this year’s Alaskan Battle of the Books competition. It’s the longest Unalaska elementary team ever. The four-member team, which includes Indira Cummings, Gaven Casia, Raegan Kitsyuk and Eternity Leon, competed in the one-day state competition on February 14. In preparation for battle, the […]

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Oscars Won’t Air Some Categories Due To ABC Warnings

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is no stranger to controversy, as the organization and its Academy Awards often elicit backlash from moviegoers for a number of reasons, the most recent being their decision not to broadcast eight categories live this year. festivities. Naturally, although the Academy has borne the brunt of the […]

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My Three Book Clubs: Unusual Scenery Distracts From February Snow | book reviews

Distinctive settings – a 12th-century abbey, a drought-hardened farming community in Australia and a village where men hunt sharks on the shores of Baja California – offered needed escapes for a cold, wintery February. ‘Matrix’ What I thought • “Matrix” ticked some boxes for me: historical fiction and a fearsome female protagonist. It is based […]

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Mira Jacob to speak in Portland about her memoir ‘Good Talks,’ the 2022 Everybody Reads selection

A 6-year-old child asks his mother: “Was Michael Jackson brown or was he white?” A South Asian man accuses a South Asian woman of dating a white man because she wants to be colonized. A woman of color is told by her white mother-in-law that the mother-in-law has the right to vote for Donald Trump […]

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Buck-A-Book supporters will turn the page on their most successful campaign to date on Sunday | Education

With a closing event scheduled for Sunday, Buck-A-Book supporters can turn the page on their most successful campaign yet. About 938 students across the Carlisle Area School District read about 5,100 books, raising about $48,000 in pledges and donations that support adult literacy programs, said Mindy Tremblay, executive director of the Employment Skills Center in […]

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Book Reviews: The Folk River: Stories from the Scottish Folk Scene | Auld Lang Syne: a song and its culture

Protesters at Holy Loch, 1962 with Josh Macrae, Morris Blythman, Nigel Denver and Jim McLean. The 2019 funerals of influential Glasgow singers and teachers Gordeanna McCulloch and Anne Neilson prompted singer and former folk club organizer Fraser Bruce to begin collecting, as a matter of urgency, the memories of those who took part in the […]

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Havoc of Choice: the pain of the 2007 post-election violence

book review Havoc of Choice: the pain of the 2007 post-election violence Thursday 03 March 2022 By MARGARETTA WA GACHERUMore from this author Summary The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange is an important book on post-election violence in Kenya. It’s a novel, which means it can be considered pure fiction. But those familiar with […]

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Book Reviews: Ephemeral Pasts and Presents

Lucas Arruda. Books by David Zwirner If color field abstractions make you cringe, you can expect this book to be about your enamel, but be patient, for there is a surprisingly intimate depth to the gentle, meditative work of Lucas Arruda. The beige fabric-covered book has an impression of what appears to be a changing […]

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Future and current Simpson educators mull over bill cracking down on ‘obscene’ books in Iowa – The Simpsonian

A bill that would allow parents to sue Iowa teachers, librarians or school administrators for allowing students to access material deemed obscene or “hardcore pornography” has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee , surviving the first funnel week of Iowa’s 2022 legislative session. The bill, Senate File 2364, was proposed by Senate Speaker Jake […]

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Olympic Reading Challenge – Prince William County Public Schools

Elementary school students participated in an Olympic competition. The Olympic Reading Challenge that is. The fun challenge encouraged students to explore new interests in their reading selections. The Olympic Reading Challenge was developed by school librarians, Tanya Parrott from Nokesville School, Sabrina Tucker from Bristow Run Elementary School, Kathy Stavros from Signal Hill Elementary School […]

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Salina high schools to hold book challenged by parents

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A special committee has recommended that Salina Public Schools keep a book that has been challenged by parents because of its content. In early February, three parents filed formal complaints regarding George M. Johnson’s “All Boys Aren’t Blue” memoir, which was acquired by Salina’s South High School and Central High School […]

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James V. Brown Reminds Customers of the eBooks Option | Community

Williamsport, Pennsylvania – Founded in 2004 by reader and author Rita Towes, e-Book Reading Week promotes the benefits of e-books and encourages book lovers to try them. It is also an opportunity to promote writers and their works. The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., encourages readers to participate all week, March 6-12. […]

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Savannah-Chatham County School Board Discusses Library Book Selection Process

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) — The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System School Board meeting was held on Wednesday. One of the topics today was the school system library and book selection process. It comes as some controversial books are being pulled from school districts across the country. Some parents have already said that certain books on […]

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January 6 panel subpoenas Trump lawyers

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol on Tuesday subpoenaed half a dozen lawyers and other allies of former President Donald J. Trump who promoted false allegations about a widespread fraud in the 2020 election and worked to undo its loss. Those who received subpoenas for documents and testimony […]

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Salina Schools Won’t Ban “Not All Boys Are Blue” From Library Shelves

Salina Public Schools decided not to ban “Not All Boys Are Blue,” a novel that was recently challenged at a board meeting. In accordance with Board policy, a Property Review Committee has been formed. They read the book and discussed the novel’s potential strengths and weaknesses as a work of literature. After review, the committee […]

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Rowan Senior’s Children’s Book Promotes Inclusiveness in the Classroom | rowan today

Paige Starr, a senior at Rowan University, wants to promote inclusiveness around the world. Her children’s book Brave Blakeis a great start. Published by Dorrance Publishing of Pittsburgh in the fall, Brave Blake tells the story of a boy with a cleft lip who gains confidence and overcomes the taunts of a bully to win […]

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Coffee with: History Book Teaching Generation

Tim Williams has your Tuesday morning forecastTim Williams has your Tuesday morning forecast 1 hour ago Coffee with: History Book Teaching GenerationCelebrating the stories and contributions of the black community is not limited to a month. The author of “History of Blacks In Howard County, Maryland” explains why books like his play a vital role […]