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Review: “The Immortal King Rao”, by Vauhini Vara

THE IMMORTAL KING RAO, by Vauhini Vara The premise of Vauhini Vara’s debut novel, “The Immortal King Rao,” is as simple as it gets: a young woman named Athena, raised in secret on an island in Puget Sound by an aging father who injected her with a genetic code that allows access to the entire […]

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Interactive Children’s Books Market Size, Trends and Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States – The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the Interactive children’s book market for the forecast year 2022-2029, which is beneficial for companies regardless of their size and turnover. This survey report covers key market insights and industry approach to COVID-19 (Omicron) in the coming years. The Interactive Children’s […]

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PR Book Reviews: ‘Listening Still’ offers a meditation on life, death | Opinion

The odds are as follows: 1 star = a snoozer. 2 stars = lukewarm. 3 stars = friendly. 4 stars = Excellent. 5 stars = A triumph. ★ ★ ★ ★ “Still Listening” Anne Griffin’s memorable novel “Listening Still” is an enduring portrait of the meaning of the afterlife. Jeanie Masterson can talk to the […]

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Five things to know about Purdue Chiefs first-round pick DE George Karlaftis

In total, Karlaftis recorded 30.5 tackles for loss and 14.5 sacks in his 27 games at the school. 2. He has the versatility to play anywhere on the defensive front. Karlaftis was primarily a point defender during his career at Purdue, but his measurables and style of play translate to any position up front. Here […]

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Florida reinstates math textbooks after publishers remove ‘woke’ content

Placeholder while loading article actions After Florida education officials rejected a number of math textbooks due to alleged “awake content,” including references to critical race theory, some of the books have been reinstated. The Florida Department of Education announced Thursday that nine books have been added to an adoption list of math learning materials after […]

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WATCH MANGAS! OverDrive & Media adds 20,000 Japanese e-books to its digital reading platform!

If you are interested in reading Japanese e-books, this news is definitely for you. Media Do International Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Media Do Co., Ltd., Japan’s largest e-book distribution company, now announces its expansion of Japanese titles that will be available on OverDrive, a leading reading service digital for schools and libraries around the […]

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Review of Jeff Deutsch, “In Praise of Good Bookstores”

It seems that I have spent a quarter of a century without understanding something very important, even definitive, about Amazon.com. Founder Jeff Bezos didn’t start the site out of a particular interest in books, only to see it grow and branch out into what it is today, the largest store in the world. That was […]

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Denver School Unveils Book Vending Machine | Education

Many schools have vending machines so students and teachers can fuel their appetites or quench their thirst. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College has a new machine that will fuel their imaginations. The school unveiled a book vending machine on Thursday afternoon. It is the first of its kind in the Denver public school […]

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Create and publish e-books online with FlipHTML5’s free e-book creator

“Easily create interactive page-turning ebooks.” E-books are a modern and convenient way for readers to access content. FlipHTML5’s free eBook creator makes it easy to create, publish, and sell these digital publications. The world is gradually moving from paper to digital versions of books, newspapers, magazines and other publications. E-books are less bulky to carry, […]

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Employee-owned businesses have weathered the pandemic better

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the COVID-19 pandemic and rising inflation weighed on corporate results, employee-owned businesses performed better than traditional public or private companies. Rutgers University Research showed that companies with employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) laid off fewer employees, cut fewer wages, and required less help from the federal government. “They understood that […]

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Savannah GA Activists Join Fight to Ban Obscene Books in Public Schools

Beth Majeroni approached a desk lined with a transparent, COVID-safe plastic barrier during the Savannah-Chatham school board meeting on Jan. 5. She addressed the board members in a concise and polite manner, with hand-crafted remarks, using her allotted five minutes of time to talk about the books that are currently available to students at district […]

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OverDrive & Media Do Int’l add 20,000 Japanese e-books to leading digital reading platform – The Outerhaven

Media Do International Inc. announced today that it will expand its offering of Japanese titles available on its OverDrive platform. OverDrive is a digital reading service available to libraries and schools around the world. Exclusive titles include classic children’s comedy manga The brave frog, a Fujio “Gag Manga King” Akatsuka anthology, literary classics, guides to […]

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NASA wins 3 Webby Awards and 5 People’s Voice Awards for 2022

In addition to the Webby Awards, which are selected by members of the Academy, the winners of the People’s Voice Awards are determined by public vote. Five NASA projects have received the honor of winning the People’s Voice Awards: NASA Social Media: Building a Community of Explorers – With millions of followers, NASA’s flagship social […]

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Best Strategy Gaming eBooks to Read

One of the main advantages of the modern era is that information is readily available to everyone. Thanks to the Internet, you can easily find the answer to any question through articles and videos. This platform also made it easy for people to share their experiences and expertise and gave them a way to impart […]

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Breakthrough Star: Rebecca Janzen – UofSC News & Events

Spanish teacher explores aspects of Mexican culture in literature Published on: April 27, 2022; Updated on: April 27, 2022By Page Ivey, pivey@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-3085 Spanish and comparative literature professor Rebecca Janzen ticked all the North American boxes: she’s from Canada, works in the United States, and her field of study is Mexican literature and culture. And, […]

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Identify new aging genes and study their pathological role in breast cancer on SelectScience

The lifespan of inbred strains of mice varies widely, indicating the genetic regulation of aging. To reveal the genetic mechanisms of aging, Dr. Rong Yuan and his team measured the lifespan of 32 inbred strains and longitudinally studied phenotypes related to development and aging. The results suggest that the age of vaginal patency (VPA), a […]

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Children’s Book Reviews: A Trio of Stories That Explore the Meaning of Love

By Cyrisse Jaffee Three looks at love that can help spark interesting conversations about what love means in children’s lives. What is love? by MacBarnet. Illustrated by Carson Ellis. Books of chronicles, 2021. See you soon by Mariame Kaba. Illustrated by Bianca Diaz. Haymarket Books, 2022. Wrinkles by JR. Text by Julie Pugeat. Phaidon Press, […]

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Selected Booksellers’ Choice 2022 Book of the Year Lists Announced

April 27, 2022 @booksandpublishing The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced the shortlists for the 2022 Booksellers’ Choice Book of the Year Awards. The shortlisted titles in each category are: adult fiction Non-fiction for adults Love stories (Trent Dalton, Fourth Estate) Sex, Lies and Question Time (Kate Ellis, Hardie Grant) My Year of Vulnerable Life […]

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Conferences | Residency in diagnostic radiology | Maine Medical Center

Residents attend two conferences a day, from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Every Thursday, the afternoon lecture is from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and covers important topics in the physics of radiology. Residents also scheduled lecture time at the simulation center to practice procedural skills, communication skills, […]

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West End Plaza in Salisbury will host the library’s ‘Bookpalooza’ sale

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Time to buy some books! Rowan Public Library, in conjunction with Friends of Rowan Public Library, is hosting a huge four-day book sale event beginning Friday, April 29, with a preview sale for Friends of RPL members. From Saturday April 30 to Monday May 2, the sale is open to […]

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One Book One Community 2022 Campus Read Book Launch

Photo submitted book cover of The Fire Keeper’s Daughter The One Book One Community Committee launches its 2022 Campus Reading Campaign! Daughter of the Fire Keeper by Angeline Boulley was chosen as the reading of 2022. She will be on campus in late October 2022 for two events as an early launch […]

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The Blue & Golden Globes celebrate the 2021-22 season

By: Communications History links Marquette University student-athletes were honored at the annual Blue & Golden Globes Awards Sunday night at Discovery World to celebrate the 2021-22 athletic and academic year. The highlights of the evening were the Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Awards, presented in three categories: Outstanding Athlete, Leadership and Service, […]

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The learning climate suffers when teachers are threatened

Somewhere in the bowels of the Ohio Statehouse, I’m sure plans are underway to recruit hundreds of new teachers. Surely our legislators must know that a mass exodus of qualified and creative teachers could hit our schoolyards by fall. House Bill 616, introduced by Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Loveland, and Rep. Mike Loychek, R-Bazetta, is copycat […]

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FlipBuilder’s Free eBook Generator Publish eBooks in a New Way

Flip PDF Plus Pro is a user-friendly software with various features to turn static PDF documents into powerful interactive e-books. Today, more and more readers are opting for e-books over traditional print books. E-books have reached a new high and their creation has become an essential aspect of marketing, especially among start-ups. Flip PDF Plus […]

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What’s new at Mu? Brown Bag Lunch with Newark Earthworks details

On Tuesday, the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch program will feature storyteller Dr. John L. Low, director of the Newark Earthworks Center. Its program will begin at 12:10 p.m. and end at 12:50 p.m. to accommodate those attending their lunch hours. Strong points John N. Low, a registered citizen of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi […]

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Professor Fabiola Torres honors the legacy of bell hooks during her Distinguished Faculty Award lecture – El Vaquero

An ethnic studies professor discusses the importance of equity in the classroom “Equity is a framework that encompasses, of course, the institutional, practical and personal goal of ensuring the success of all students. And that we give special consideration to our students who come from disproportionately affected communities because students like those of us come […]

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Review: Don Winslow begins crime family trilogy in Providence | book reviews

Depending on how you count it, this fast-paced and complex novel about Rhode Island’s criminal gangs dates back decades or millennia. Novelist Don Winslow says that when he studied military history in college, he noted parallels with themes from Greek classics such as the “Iliad” and “Odyssey” as well as family tragedies from the Greek […]

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Alan Hlad’s new historical novel is ‘A Light Beyond the Trenches’

The two previous historical novels by Akron author Alan Hlad were set during World War II. The third, “A Light Beyond the Trenches”, goes further back in time, to World War I, and also makes the unusual choice that the protagonists are Germans, the enemies of the Allied powers. This is because it is based […]

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Letters to the Editor – Math, High Speed ​​Rail, Sex Ed, Mayor of Denton

Why drag the math into all this? Math is an art, a tool and something that some students love, but it is not a weapon. After 35 years of teaching teenagers the fun of solving quadratic equations, I’ve seen a number of textbooks come and go, including a series I contributed to, but I’ve never […]

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Review: United Tales China, United States | Book reviews and short stories

CORY OLDWEILER Star Tribune “Thank You, Mr. Nixon” by Gish Jen; Alfred A. Knopf, 272 pages, $28. “Thank You, Mr. Nixon,” Gish Jen’s first collection of fictional shorts in over 20 years, is a jewel box of creativity and a joy to discover. Through 11 synergistic stories about interconnected families, Gish creates a kind of […]

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Fullerton School District Promotes Family Book Clubs

Today, California state standards require that even five-year-old readers “carry on a conversation [about a story] through multiple exchanges” and “ask and answer questions about key details and ask for clarification if something is not understood”. Faced with such high demands, what can families do to support their children? For the dozen families who had […]

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The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is my favorite travel rewards card

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We earn commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is a great travel rewards credit card for many reasons, but […]

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Calling all bookworms: Amazon is giving away 10 Kindle ebooks for World Book Day

UNESCO’s World Book Day 2022 falls on April 23 (except in the UK where we like to be different, as it falls in early March), and if you have the Amazon Kindle or one of the other Kindle models, or just subscribe to Prime, you’re in for a treat. That’s because Amazon is offering 10 […]

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Amazon announces deals for books, eBooks, Kindle e-readers and more

On World Book Day 2022, Amazon announced deals for all readers on books, e-books, and e-book readers on the platform. The offers will be live from April 23 to 25 and will cover a wide variety of products. Amazon also offers 10 Kindle e-books for free, from around the world and translated into English. This […]

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History, theme of the celebration of UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day

World Book and Copyright Day is organized to encourage children around the world, especially those in disadvantaged and marginalized communities, to develop reading habits. World Book Day 2022: UNESCO celebrates World Book and Copyright Day NEW DELHI: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) organizes World Book Day or World Book and Copyright […]

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ORNR Announces 2022 Book Selection

Imbolo Mbue’s “Behold the Dreamers” is the book selection for the 2022 Richardson Reads One Book (RROB) program. Library staff made the announcement earlier this week at a reception at the library. Set in New York City during the 2008 financial crisis, Mbue’s award-winning novel illuminates the immigrant experience in America through the experiences of […]

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New Audio Reveals McCarthy Says Trump Admitted Some Responsibility for the Capitol Attack

A reading of this conversation, which took place on January 11, 2021, was previously reported by CNN. But two New York Times reporters obtained an audio recording of the conference call for their upcoming book, “This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden and the Battle for America’s Future,” and shared it with CNN. “But let me […]

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The 10 ebooks you can add to your Kindle for free with Amazon’s World Book Day deal

Amazon World Book Day is celebrated annually on April 23, and Amazon is once again give away 10 Kindle ebooks around the world to celebrate the occasion, also called World Book and Copyright Day or International Book Day, organized by UNESCO. You must have an Amazon account to download the books and a To light […]

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Koza’s ‘Destined to Fail’ Wins Outstanding Book Award from AERA’s Curriculum Studies Division

April 22, 2022 Julia Eklund Koza’s book, “‘Destined to Fail:’ Carl Seashore’s World of Eugenics, Psychology, Education, and Music,” has been selected as the winner of the Outstanding Book Award for 2021 by the Curriculum Studies Division of American Educational Research Association (AREA). Koza Koza is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction […]

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JD Vance was paid $70,000 by colleges while promoting his book. Now he is denouncing higher education as a candidate for the Senate. – Chicago Tribune

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Before Republican JD Vance began targeting universities as the enemy of the conservative movement, the Donald Trump-backed U.S. Senate candidate in Ohio leveraged a network of higher education institutions across the country to promote his book – and he made money doing it. In the two years since the 2016 release of […]

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Season review: Falcons rewrite record books in 2021-22

History links Summary 2021-22 The Falcons had their most successful season in program history in 2021-22, with the Air Force’s 19 total wins and 11 conference wins both being program best. Directed by Chris GobrechtMountain West coach of the year, the Falcons have earned four season sweeps of conference opponents, […]

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What makes Alabama Republican gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette different?

Lew Burdette can talk about the horror he experienced on December 27, 1974 in an almost factual way. He was 15 and was leaving his father’s grocery store in Roanoke for a date when two teenagers, who planned to hold him for ransom, grabbed him at gunpoint and forced him into a car. They drove […]

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Turning credit transfer from a black box into an open book

Approximately a third of college students begin their post-secondary education at community colleges, yet more than 80 percent of these students aspire to obtain at least a bachelor’s degree. In order to achieve their goals, these students will need to move from their community colleges (which primarily offer associate’s degrees) to colleges that offer bachelor’s […]

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Cedar Hill ISD School Board Place 2 Candidate DeAundra Hurd Q&A –

Facebook Twitter pinterest Focus Daily News sent the following questions to ALL candidates vying for the Cedar Hill ISD School Board. We do not modify the answers in any way and publish them exactly as they were submitted to us. Cedar Hill ISD School Board Place 2 Candidate DeAundra Hurd Please provide a high-level outline […]

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New Orleans Saints Draft History: 2021 Selections Review

The New Orleans Saints made six selections in the 2021 draft, three of which were defensive prospects. The Saints used their first-round selection on defensive lineman Payton Turner from Houston. Turner played in five games and had eight tackles with one sack. Saints 2021 Draft Summary: The Saints selected defensive lineman Payton Turner with the […]

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Recess helps kids develop creative and academic skills – CBS Detroit

First weather forecast April 30, 2022 (Today)Warmer temperatures and some sunshine today, but the rain will shift this evening. Chief Meteorologist Karen Carter tells you what to expect. CBSDetroit.com/weather. 5 hours ago Question of the day on the family quarrel! 4-20Watch Family Feud Weeknights at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on CBS 62! 10 hours ago […]

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Jerry West wants an apology, and more for portraying ‘Winning Time’

Jerry West thinks he’s been wronged by the way he was portrayed on HBO’s “Winning Time” series about the 1980s Showtime Lakers and he wants it done right. The Hall of Famer and his legal team sent a letter to HBO and the show’s producer, Adam McKay. The letter, which was obtained by ESPN, demanded […]

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The 2022 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books presents Team: Training, Education, and Mentorship

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, April 19, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Author Dana Gordon will be one of the featured authors at the upcoming 2022 Los Angeles Festival of Books with her published book titled Team: Training, Education, and Mentoring. A book with ideas about the United States Navy and giving meaningful and informative military career advice. […]

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Harry Potter’s Bonnie Wright Talks About Her Book ‘Go Gently’

Placeholder while loading article actions London-born actress Bonnie Wright was just 10 when she started playing the role of fire-haired Ginny Weasley in the beloved Harry Potter film franchise. As her acting career gained momentum, so did Wright’s dedication to learning about and fighting climate change. Wright turned to directing after graduating from film school […]

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Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure’s new book, ‘Power in Your Tongue’, is an exciting work that aims to distribute the weight of a person’s speech

The recent publication “Power in Your Tongue” by Covenant Books author Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure is a charming and thoughtful tale aimed at teaching the younger generation to be careful with the words they speak, for there is power in everyone’s language. MIDDLE RIVER, Maryland – April 19, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Olubimpe Beatrice Akinyelure, wife, mother […]

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The Words We Lose: The Pros and Cons of Reading Translated Literature | Arts

Translating text from one language to another is undoubtedly a difficult undertaking for a myriad of reasons, but the reality of an untranslatable word or phrase presents perhaps the most challenging dilemma for translators and linguists around the world. Naturally, the central discourse regarding translated works concerns textual fidelity. What should a translator prioritize in […]

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Why Caillou has no hair

Caillou is a popular children’s cartoon series that has lasted over 20 years, but here’s why the title character has always gone bald on the show. Here’s why the titular young boy of the animated series Pebble remained totally bald throughout the series. Preschool series like sesame street are a great way to introduce infants […]

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How to Read eBooks on PC 2022 Tip

This tutorial is about reading ebooks on PC. We will do our best for you to understand this guide. I hope you will like this blog How to read eBooks on PC. If your answer is yes, please share after reading this.Contents Check How to Read eBooks on PC With e-books constantly replacing paper books, […]

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Privatization of public education gains ground – report

Placeholder while loading article actions The movement to privatize public education is gaining momentum in the United States at a time when traditional public school districts face some of the most serious challenges they have ever faced. According to a new report from an advocacy group that supports traditionally funded and democratically governed public school […]

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How to Convert Ebooks to Work With Your Kindle for Free

Photo: Tada Images (Shutterstock) Long gone are the days when we all thought ebooks were going to make print a thing of the past. Although ebooks remain popular, people still love the feel of a printed book. But many book lovers also have an e-reader, and a good percentage of them are Amazon Kindles. Amazon […]

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Education could be transformational if politicians come out

Wynn and Ziff are assistant professors of sociology and co-directors of the Community Research Center at Indianapolis University. They are Public Voice Fellows through the OpEd Project. The onslaught of bills on what can be taught in schools would imply that education is a zero-sum game. Florida recently enacted the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill […]

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Review: Hard-hitting book, important subject | Book reviews and short stories

J. KEMPER CAMPBELL Star Tribune “Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now” by Jeff Yang, Phil Yu and Philip Wang, Mariner Books, 484 pages, $28.99. “Rise,” by Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, and Philip Wang is the most physically unique book of 2022 and would have to be experienced in the […]

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Review: Novel’s St. Louis lawyer suffers physical and professional attack | book reviews

Note: The novel will go on sale this fall. Author JD Trafford grew up in St. Louis before earning a law degree. It’s no surprise, then, that he sets his legal thriller “Merchants Bridge” in St. Louis, with a lawyer in the lead role. The lawyer, Graydon “Gray” Wendt, returns to his car on a […]

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Minecraft Crafting Essentials: How to Craft Paper

Minecraft has been around for over a decade and is a staple for gamers young and old, still popular among streamers, and attracting new players over the years. Although the game has come a long way since its beta days, some players may still want to know how they can craft the essentials, as sometimes […]

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Artists’ Council launches exhibition of young artists in Palm Desert

the Artists Council (CA) invites the public to view Young Artists Fair (YAE), a juried exhibition of public and private high school art in the Coachella Valley. Seventy-six works of art, including drawing, painting, photography, video, digital images, mixed media and ceramics, were selected, reflecting the theme of fantasy/reality. The YAE will be on display […]

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New testing modalities are poised to improve diagnosis and prognosis

According to John M. Burke, MD, improving our diagnostic and prognostic capabilities is one of the most important and exciting ways to improve the way we care for cancer patients. Last year, a 70-year-old woman presented to her (and my) local hospital with a seizure. An MRI of the brain revealed a 2.4 cm mass […]

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Developers respond to demand for homes, DeSantis taking our liberties

Developers simply build to meet demand To present the development industry as the devil responsible for all our growth problems is to believe that any company will develop products where there is no demand (“Neal’s legacy: Sprawl, traffic, pollution », April 12). All the real estate industry does is respond to a demand. In my […]

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“Developing a California Research Organization”: Sanford Burnham Prebys celebrates its history with a book

Based in La Jolla Prebys of Sanford Burnham published a book about its history and successes in medical research, hoping to share its stories widely and continue innovating long into the future. In “Development of a California Research Organization: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute” (the institution’s former name), authors Nancy Beddingfield, Nina Poissonman and […]

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Poet and writer Cecelia LaPointe to speak at the Petoskey District Library

PETOSKEY – Join the Petoskey District Library and Good Hart Artist Residence for an evening of poetry and discussion about boarding schools and healing justice when they host poet Cecelia LaPointe at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 in the building Carnegie. This event is part of the library’s National Endowment for the Arts Big […]

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An engineering professor dedicates his career to giving back to doctoral students | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s mission The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center of intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development […]

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Review: ‘Left on Tenth’, a funny, poignant and magical memoir | book reviews

After the death of Delia Ephron’s husband, she wrote a New York Times article about the battle to reactivate her internet service after Verizon disconnected it with her late spouse’s landline. The humorous op-ed about Ephron’s hellish encounter with the phone company elicited many responses, including a sympathetic email from a man she had briefly […]

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The first fully illustrated selection of interrogative poems by Pablo Neruda

QUESTION BOOKBy Pablo NerudaIllustrated by Paloma ValdiviaTranslated by Sara Lissa Paulson There’s a reason kids ask more questions than the rest of us: they haven’t been around that long. Almost everything they see is new. Asking questions is how they give meaning to life on earth. As someone who has spent a lot of time […]

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Los Angeles Times Book Festival 2022 Let’s see, what would we like to be?

What would you like to be when you grow up? In our dreams and aspirations, we find our opportunities. —Sugar Ray Leonard LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, April 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sarah Kaible has released her lovely book, Let Us See, What Would We Like To Be? The book features lively illustrations and catchy rhymes […]

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3 apps that let you borrow eBooks from your local library

Reading is a great way to unwind and expand your mind through distant worlds, a suspenseful thriller, or a thought-provoking autobiography. Tap or click to get Kim’s e-books on smart homes, making money, using the Amazon Echo and more. That’s why your neighborhood library is more popular than ever, according to research by WordsRated. You […]

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Author Jason Tharp bans reading ‘It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn’ at Ohio school

Placeholder while loading article actions Jason Tharp wants to write books for weird kids — because he was one. Growing up in Ohio, the 45-year-old children’s author, illustrator and inspirational speaker sometimes felt invisible. But as he struggled with feelings of loneliness, he found solace in books. Now Tharp is on a mission to reach […]

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The library book examines an ongoing issue at LASD | Local News

Two committees, representing the Littlestown Area School District (LASD) and whose members will remain hidden from the public at least for now, have denied a request to remove 35 books from the high school library. A district parent says the books are pornographic and offensive to students. The parent, Janell Ressler, submitted 35 “reading reports” […]

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Onoda: The man who hid in the jungle for 30 years

As Harari’s film points out, Onoda was still a very young man – only 23 – at the time of his homeland’s surrender, and likely heavily indoctrinated by the ideologies perpetuated by Japan during the war. “Soldiers were supposed to die for the cause,” Onoda writes in his memoir (a truth backed up by the […]

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State and county education officials kick off college body recruiting

Officials from Sacramento and several Riverside County colleges, including College of the Desert, joined Riverside City College on Wednesday to kick off the state’s recruiting effort for a new college volunteer corps. The California Volunteers College Corps program will provide 6,500 college students across California with a $10,000 college stipend in exchange for one year […]

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Brooklyn Library Offers Access to Banned eBooks to Teenagers Across the US

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. In 2021, there were over 1,500 book bans in US school districts, representing over 1,000 unique titles. Targeted books are primarily books by and about people of color (especially by black authors), books with LGBTQ content, and any […]

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Book reviews – The Wire

The land of stories: The Wish Spell Author: Chris Colfer Pages: 438 The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell tells the story of two siblings, Alex and Connor, as they embark on a fairy tale adventure. It begins after they stumble into a book of fairy tales given to them by their grandmother (who isn’t […]

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NFL Draft 2022 Updated Dates, Start Time, Pick Order, TV Channels and Fictional Drafts

Two years ago, the NFL Draft was scheduled to take place in Las Vegas. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the NFL to shift gears and host the draft virtually from commissioner Roger Goodell’s basement. But now Vegas will have its big moment, as the 2022 NFL Draft officially heads to “Sin City.” And while […]

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‘My classmates are like my grandchildren’: Italian woman returns to school at 90 | Italy

An Italian woman who missed out on formal education because of World War II has returned to school to prepare for her school diploma – at the age of 90. Annunziata Murgia is the oldest person to have taken courses for the media licenseor secondary school diploma, an examination usually taken by children in lower […]

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Punjab government orders pvt schools to post list of shops selling books and uniforms | Education

Previously, CM Bhagwant Mann ordered pvt schools not to force parents to buy books and uniforms from a specific store. The Punjab government on Tuesday ordered private schools to post a list of stores selling books and uniforms to allow parents to have the option of buying these items from any prescribed store. Schools will […]

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Charitable Union is giving away free prom dresses this spring

Senior homer Alexis Flemming stepped out of the bathroom at Charitable Union on Thursday in a long beige dress adorned with silver jewelry. “It’s bling,” Flemming said with a smile. From now until May 25, Charitable Union is giving away free prom dresses to high school students. There are no income guidelines and students do […]

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Patricia MacLachlan, author of ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall’, dies at 84

“I love their letters,” she told Publisher’s Weekly in 2010. “I kept one from a child, on my fridge, and she said, ‘Thank you for writing this book, c This is the second greatest book I have ever read. ‘ I like this. And I still wonder what was the first greatest book that kid […]

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State agency offers guidance on school library book reviews

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Education Agency has provided school districts with a new model policy for reviewing library materials under Governor Greg Abbott, who sent a letter to the state agency last November expressing his concern that schoolchildren were being exposed to pornographic content. materials in libraries. What do you want to know The […]

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Steinberg’s MMQB: 3 burning questions ahead of the CFL Draft

We’re just over three weeks away from the most important date on the off-season calendar: the 2022 CFL Draft. With the CFL Combine presented by New Era on the books, there’s only one panel until the May 3 event, and that’s the NFL Draft in Las Vegas, which runs from May 28 through April 30 […]

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Fundraiser sponsored by Friends of the Library — Neuse News

The Friends of the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library are once again holding a raffle to raise funds to fund improved library programs. The Friends will kick off the spring edition of “I Love My Library!” raffle on April 12. This raffle format developed after COVID has impacted many elements of the life of our community. […]

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The Bookshelf: Book Reviews: The “Island of Fog” Series | Lifestyles

Last weekend, the library hosted our third annual Author Festival. It was awesome! We had 27 authors installed in the library. I want to thank them all for participating and making this event so wonderful. I took a little trip down memory lane during this event and that’s what brings me to the book, or […]

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Outlander Season 6 Episode 6 Recap: Murder on the Ridge

Claire spends more than a week in bed in and out of consciousness due to headaches, chills and fever. Before Claire passed out, Malva was doing her usual apprenticeship work and insisted on staying after Alan called her at home. Roger, Bree, Lizzie and Jamie take turns monitoring his illness. One night in a dream/vision, […]

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Review: Mysteries and myths bind mothers and daughters across generations | book reviews

THE LOST BOOK OF ELEANOR DARE. By Kimberly Brock. Harper Muse. 464 pages. $26.99. “The Lost Book of Eleanor Dare,” Georgia Author of the Year Award-winning second novel by Kimberly Brock (“The River Witch”), is a love letter to mother-daughter relationships and the power that storytelling entails. -even has in shaping our identities — and […]

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Review: Examination of a sick system | Book reviews and short stories

MCIHAEL SCHAUB Star Tribune “Cost of Living: Essays” by Emily Maloney; Henry Holt and Co., 240 pages, $27.99. America is in the midst of a health care crisis, and it’s even worse than you probably think. Not only are hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, but healthcare workers are leaving their jobs in alarming numbers. And […]

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Disney’s Encanto Wins Favorite Animated Movie at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Encanto has won big this awards season. The film won a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature and also won the Oscar in the same category. But, now, Disney’s latest animated hit has won another big prize. At tonight’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, the film won Favorite Animated Film. Disney has once again captured the […]

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New book from a Pottstown animal-assisted therapist helps readers discover self-love

Annalisa Smithson, animal-assisted therapist and author, takes readers on a 21-day journey of compassionate and playful self-discovery in her new book. “Unconditional: Learning to Love Yourself Authentically” is an easy-to-digest pilgrimage of self-love presented through 21 snack-sized chapters, the author explained. Smithson, a Limerick resident and formerly of Birdsboro, founded Unleashed Counseling (formerly Animal-Assisted Therapy, […]

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Review: An Electrifying Companion to Pulitzer Prize-Winning ‘Goon Squad’ | book reviews

Halfway through Jennifer Egan’s “The Candy House,” you might wonder, “Why don’t the novels come with an index?” A “sister novel” – by Egan – to its Pulitzer Prize-winning “A Visit From the Goon Squad”, this book takes a similar form, with a considerable number of closely related characters passing through different configurations in interwoven […]

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Schools cannot force students to buy books from certain stores: Minister: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Ambala, April 8 State Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar said on Friday that not all recognized private schools have been allowed to require students to buy books, workbooks, stationery and uniforms in a particular store. An order was issued by the Directorate of School Education in this regard on Thursday, […]

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UM’s Carmichael Library is one of 33 academic libraries nationwide to receive a humanities grant

The University of Montevallo’s Carmichael Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide, and one of only 33 university libraries, to receive the American Library Association’s US Bailout: Humanities Grant, awarded to libraries recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. “We are honored to have been selected for this national grant and are excited about […]

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Warwickshire Libraries are open at Easter to offer lots of fun family activities for children and adults.

Warwickshire County Council Libraries encourage children and families to get involved in all the fun events and activities offered to local Warwickshire communities at Easter. The range of events and activities available include Bhangra Tots Easter Eggs-travaganza full of interactive music and dancing, Kate’s Storytree sessions sharing tales and poems about wildflowers and forest people, […]

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‘The Wanderer’ review: A Dion musical hits all the familiar notes

Sometimes all a show needs is a harmonious ensemble perched by windows and fire escapes in a well-appointed street scene to entice you. It’s mostly what brings “The Wanderer,” a new bio-musical jukebox about the rise of singer-songwriter Dion DiMucci, to cross the finish line. Despite falling into the boring tropes of the genre, this […]

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The boy in the striped pajamas slammed for undermining Holocaust education

The boy in the striped pajamas has been criticized for having a negative impact on Holocaust education. John Boyne, the author of the novel that depicts the relationship between a young concentration camp inmate and the son of a Nazi commander, recently announced a sequel titled All the broken places will be published later this […]

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4 takeaways from a new study on the Patriots draft strategy

patriots The Patriots have had some success building their offensive lines and defensive front seven, but their record with outside skill positions stands out poorly. New England Patriots wide receiver N’Keal Harry catches a deep pass off Indianapolis Colts cornerback Isaiah Rodgers (34). AP Photo/Zach Bolinger With the biggest free agency and trade moves (probably) […]

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What Humans Can Learn About Animal Emotions: Shots

To study emotions in animals, scientists must look under feelings at the brain states that produce certain behaviors. Fran Laurendeau/Room RF/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Fran Laurendeau/Room RF/Getty Images To study emotions in animals, scientists must look under feelings at the brain states that produce certain behaviors. Fran Laurendeau/Room RF/Getty Images We humans often […]

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Book Reviews: Juggle ‘Secret Guides’ to Glasgow, Paris and Los Angeles

The latest additions to the series of insider’s guides to the world’s major cities include a wealth of engineering and technology, and offer a feast for the mind and soul. The ongoing war in Europe has dealt another blow to a global travel industry already crippled by the Covid pandemic. Many would-be travelers, myself included, […]

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Improving accountability in education | News, Sports, Jobs

This week we passed House File 2577, a bill to increase parents’ access to information about what their children are being taught. Under this bill, school districts and teachers are required to post the curriculum, textbooks, related core materials, and a list of instructional materials on an online portal that parents can access. […]

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SCVNews.com | SCV Education Foundation will organize a book distribution

Placerita Junior High School students will receive new books this month through the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation program called “Page Turners.” “By providing books to students who otherwise could not afford them or have little access to them outside of school, we hope to increase literacy and foster a love of reading while throughout […]

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Charles Darwin’s missing notebooks returned to Cambridge University

After being missing for more than 20 years, two notebooks belonging to Charles Darwin mysteriously reappeared several weeks ago at the University of Cambridge library. The notebooks – valued in the millions – had been kept at the university in north London but had not been found in 2001 and were initially thought to be […]

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Celebrating Research and Creativity in FASS: A Year in Review in Publications, Performances and More – Dal News

Despite two years of navigating the pressures of the pandemic and supporting students, scholars at Dal’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences continue to demonstrate their commitment to important research and creative work in a variety of fields. the 2022 FASS Research Celebration: Local, Global and Digital features works by dozens of faculty members (and […]

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Manitobans stranded in Ottawa for a week after Flair Airlines canceled flight

Fabrice Papuli, his wife and their three children were to return home to Winnipeg on Sunday after a vacation in Ottawa. Now they say they’re stuck for a week after Flair Airlines canceled their flight home to Winnipeg at the last minute and presented them with a choice: either accept a refund of half of […]

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‘Disputed’ books soared in 2021, study finds

NEW YORK (AP) — Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, has never been busier. “A year ago we were getting maybe one, maybe two reports a day about a disputed book in a library. And typically those calls would be for advice on how to handle a challenge or […]

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“Every child can find themselves in a book”: the bookstore celebrates Trans Visibility Day

Last Friday, Evanston’s Booked children’s bookstore celebrated Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) with a TDOV party, as well as a Queer Lit Book Club meeting where Skokie-based graphic novelist Kao handed out free copies of his book. Booked provided various “Celebrate Trans Lives” and “Non-Binary is Beautiful” stickers and pins, as well as snacks and […]

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The story of Pribilof Island seals and Henry Wood Elliott comes to life

In this 2006 photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, fur seals and their young sit on a beach on St. Paul Island, Alaska. (Photo by NOAA) “Roar of the Sea: Betrayal, Obsession, and Alaska’s Most Precious Wildlife” By Deb Vanasse. West Margin Press, 2022. 227 pages. $17.99. Alaskans are likely familiar in […]