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Traveling exhibit now in Charlotte tells the story of the Rosenwald Schools | WFAE 90.7

Do you know the history of the Rosenwald schools? Are you aware of their impact on black education in the South? If you answered no to both of these questions, you are not alone. Award-winning photographer and author Andrew Feiler followed the same learning path, and now he’s sharing what he found in a new […]

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Further Validation of Prestigious First Book Award for Virginia Tech Alumnus | VTX

Like most people living in a pandemic world, Anuradha Bhowmik works from her home in Philadelphia, using technology to communicate and complete her daily tasks. One afternoon in early January, on a midweek business call, she received an email from the director of the University of Pittsburgh Press with “Starrett Prize” in the subject line. […]

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ESPL offers the Digital Book Club selection “Together We Read”

(ACCOMAC, VIRGINIA) February 3, 2022 – The Eastern Shore Public Library joins more than 16,000 public libraries and colleges, as well as tens of thousands of readers, across the United States to offer the latest selection winner of the “Together We Read” digital book club. From February 7-21, 2022, library patrons can enjoy author Kirstin […]

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GOP lawmakers target librarians for lawsuits and fines under new bill

Shutterstock The effort to ban the books has now extended beyond the classroom to public libraries, with a new GOP-backed bill adding librarians to their target of lawsuits and civil fines for those who , according to them, provide access to documents that are “obscene Where harmful to minors. A group of 14 Republican representatives […]

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Promoter of LGBTQ book ban faces Missouri pedophilia charge

A Missouri man who sought to ban several LGBTQ books from schools for depicting sexual content is now facing a second-degree felony child molestation charge. Ryan Utterback, a 29-year-old parent from a Kansas City suburb, also faces a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree domestic assault and, in a separate case, misdemeanor supply or attempted supply of […]

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The Recorder – Book reviews: ‘Chrysalis’ and ‘Have you seen the ghost of Jean?’

Published: 02/02/2022 14:09:24 The two books I’m reviewing today don’t have much in common, but I always write about them together. Both are short and reflect the creativity of their authors and editors. “Chrysalis” is a charming but unconventional haiku book by Vincent Tripi, a Greenfield resident and poet who died in 2000. Inspired by […]

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The Extraordinary Life of an Illegal Copy of Portnoy’s Complaint: ‘It’s a Great Australian Story’ | Books

Inside the hallowed halls of the State Library Victoria, a very special, rambling little book is currently on display: Portnoy’s Complaint, the only book ever published. written by a “Philip Roth”. This battered and stained edition of the infamously dirty novel, with Roth’s first name misspelled with two Ls on the cover, is extremely significant: […]

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Kent District Library lends over a million ebooks and audiobooks in 2021

Published on January 25, 2022. Top 60 public library systems in the world by total digital circulation Kent County, Michigan – The Kent District Library (KDL) announced that it reached a record one million e-book cases in 2021. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of digital lending in ebooks and audiobooks in the […]

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Contra Costa County audits one million library eBooks and audiobooks in 2021

Top 50 public library systems in the world by total digital circulation MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Library announced today that it hit a record high of one million eBook cases in 2021. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of digital lending of eBooks and audiobooks in libraries, especially after a […]

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How reading and youth advocacy led to a Fulbright award

Who would have thought that blogging passionate books would open up a whole world of opportunities? This is how Auzellea Kristin Mozihim’s journey in youth advocacy began – with a love of reading. It is Mozihim’s piercing reflections on his readings in social media posts that would resonate with many young people in his country. […]

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Patricia Gleichauf’s new book “The Dance of the Dolphins” is a fabulous tool for parents and teachers focused on teaching children about this unique mammal

HENRIETTA, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2022 Patricia Gleichauf, a writer dedicated to children’s literacy, has completed her new book “The Dance of the Dolphins”: wonderful children’s literature that explores the lives of dolphins and their ways of surviving in the depths of the oceans. “This is the fifth book in the award-winning Under the Sea […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free at the Watauga County Public Library | mountain time

BOONE – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Watauga County residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks for free at the Watauga County Public Library. With a library […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free at the Watauga County Public Library | Local News

BOONE – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Watauga County residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks for free at the Watauga County Public Library. With a library […]

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GRPL announces a selection of books for “A book, a city for children”

Participating students will read “The Jamie Drake Equation” by Christopher Edge and have the opportunity to speak with the author in March. GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Public Library has announced the selection of books for this winter’s “One Book, One City for Kids” program. Participating students will read “The Jamie Drake Equation” […]

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Long shunned, ebooks are becoming the order of the day

As one of the most beneficial effects of the pandemic, literature lovers seem to have finally embraced the e-book. This format, long considered the poor relation of the book market, is enjoying renewed interest thanks to public and school libraries. This new craze for e-books has particularly kept digital lending service OverDrive busy. The company […]

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Pulp non-fiction: the worst business books of 2022

Some 10,000 business books are published each year in the United States, the world’s largest market. Almost all of them are unbeatable, of course, but inevitably only a few big chunks pass through the rigorous filters of the editors. Here are some (entirely imaginary) examples of securities to avoid in 2022. Make yourself comfortable with […]

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2021 NCAA DII Football Championship: support, schedule and updates

NCAA.com And then there were two. The semi-finals wrapped up on Saturday, December 11, and Valdosta State and Ferris State advance to their second Championship game since 2018. You can follow how both games went in the update thread below. Real-time updates and scores from the DII football semi-finals Ferris State 55, Shepherd 7 | […]

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Big Little Book Prize for S Sivadas, Deepa Balsavar

S Sivadas, whose work has stood out in the field of children’s literature in Malayalam, was named the winner of the Big Little Book Award while the illustrator award went to Deepa Balsavar. The Big Little Book Awards are presented by the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts for a significant contribution to children’s literature in […]

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A 48-hour food tour of Mendocino County

The coastline of Mendocino. getty The coast of Mendocino is vast and unforgettable. Its stunning coastal scenery includes jagged cliffs looming; breaking waves; stunning ocean views; and more. Just minutes inland you’ll find windswept hills dotted with cows; misty forests overgrown with vegetation and their ancient sequoias. Both create a destination unparalleled in vistas and […]

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Everyone was at the Gucci x Mickalene Thomas Book Party in Miami

Within walking distance of last night’s Miu Miu party and right above ZZ’s, Miami’s hottest dining club, a private event space has been transformed into Gucci’s name. The Italian fashion house didn’t miss a beat when conceptualizing and executing what reflected Mickalene Thomas’ signature vibe in the 1970s. Especially with a massive light installation at […]

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Best UK Public Library Authority eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines Borrowed in 2021

Growing demand for digital content has led to record library circulation in Libby reading app LONDON, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Almost two years after the pandemic-induced surge in digital content use, demand for digital material remains high. Over the past year, UK library authorities have responded to the needs of their communities […]

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Latest achievements for the book PH, Lumad docu

Philippine cartography wins Gintong Aklat Prize The 4th edition of the Vibal Foundation (VF) Philippine Cartography won the 2020 Gintong Aklat Awards for Social Sciences. The awards ceremony was broadcast live on the Facebook pages of the Philippine Book Development Association (BDAP) ​​and the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF). VF’s program director Kristine Mandigma, book […]

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Christmas at Old Fort Concho returns for its 40th anniversary

Christmas at Old Fort Concho is back! After jumping last year due to the COVID pandemic, volunteers and staff have been busy for the past four months with dozens of tasks and countless details to make the event happen. Established in 1982 as a community event / celebration and fundraiser for the fort, Christmas at […]

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The son of the former diplomat takes reading to your children to a whole new level.

The Ronald Meade family “No matter how much you’ve traveled, I think I’ve visited 88 countries around the world so far; you learn a lot from reading that you didn’t know. “ NASSAU, Bahamas (PRWEB) 25 November 2021 Born to a British diplomatic father in Switzerland, Ronald Meade, the author of Travels with Pinky the […]

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iFIT Announces NordicTrack of iFIT Branded Stores in Select Amazon Books Stores and 4 Star Amazon Stores Nationwide

LOGAN, Utah, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – iFIT Health & Fitness Inc, a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment, today announced the launch IFIT NordicTrack Branded Pop In stores in over 50 select Amazon Books stores and 4-star stores in United States now and until February 2022. Pop-Ins provide an […]

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This week in Geek (11/22/21 – 11/28/21)

Posted in Events By Jon Carnes On November 21, 2021 Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 22 through Sunday, November 28. Virtual events SocietyX: Create a home for indoor plants What: EducationalWhen: Monday, November 22 at 10:30 a.m.Where: […]

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4 websites kids can use to write books

Writing a book was something only a lucky few could accomplish. Fortunately times have changed and technology allows us to do so much more. Literacy is a great way for children to express themselves and use their imaginations. Whether you are a parent, guardian, or teacher, you may find a useful tool to encourage your […]

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Walker County movie opens in select theaters this weekend – Walker County, GA

New York City, NY – The award-winning film “The Farmer and the Beauty: Saving the Santaland”Opens in select theaters across the country this weekend. Shot primarily on location in Walker County, Georgia, the tale was inspired by the main cast, ‘ Jim E. Chandler and Jenn gotzon‘s, true love story. The feature film follows Belle […]

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Tokenism in the attribution of book reviews: a valid idea or no more wokeism?

Greg Markley By GREG MARKLEY In a recent New York Times magazine article, opinion writer Jay Caspian Kang wrote a commentary titled “The Reductive Practice of Assigning Book Reviews by Identity.” He argued that “it might be healthy for progressives to stop, turn away from the work of making the world a fairer place, and […]

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Roswell Reads Announces “The Stolen Lady” as 2022 Book Selection

Roswell Reads selected “The Stolen Lady” by Laura Morelli for its 17th annual citywide book selection. Morelli is an award-winning, USA Today bestselling art historian and historical novelist. “The Stolen Lady: A WWII Novel and the Mona Lisa” is his latest novel, based on the true story behind the largest museum evacuation in history: the […]

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Popular eBooks and digital audiobooks available at Johnston County Affiliated Libraries

Available free of charge 24/7 SMITHFIELD – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re finding that one of the best resources is their local public library. The Johnston and Smithfield County Public Library (PLJCS) and its affiliated branches are pleased to announce that customers with an […]

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End of Summer Book Reviews: Spies, True Crime, Vietnam and COVID

BILL CASTANIER Daniel Silva’s new spy thriller ‘The Cellist’, starring Israel’s chief spy Gabriel Allon, will keep you up late into the night. Silva’s latest book is about as contemporary as it gets, set against the backdrop of COVID, “Q”, Russian election interference and the impact of dirty money laundering. In this book, Allon enlisted […]

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Where to find the best children’s book reviews online

There are more great children’s books published than ever before, but how do you know which ones to read? Fortunately, there are many ways to access children’s book reviews today. Here are some of the best places to find children’s literature reviews. Part 1: General Reviews of Children’s Books In this first section of our […]

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Popular eBooks, Digital Audiobooks Available Free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Library | KLBK | KAMC

(Photo courtesy of City of Lubbock/Lubbock Public Library) LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from the Lubbock Public Library: As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can […]

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Popular eBooks and digital audiobooks available for free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Libraries

LUBBOCK, TX (COMMUNICATED) – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can access a wide selection of popular ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines for free at Lubbock Public Libraries. With a […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Libraries

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press release) – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are finding that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can access a wide selection of popular eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines free of charge at Lubbock public libraries. […]

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The One Book selection highlights the link between consumption and the climate crisis

“The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where We Go from Here,” by geologist Hope Jahren, is Northwestern’s One Book selection for the 2021-22 school year. The latest from the bestselling author of “Lab Girl”, the book is an exploration of the consequences of population growth – from 3,800 years ago […]

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Elementary to provide a better learning experience for children and improve teaching

Gale In Context: Elementary’s new eBook integration streamlines the learning experience on a single platform. Tweet this As students navigate an increasing number of digital platforms in remote and mixed learning environments, it is easy for them to get frustrated. This is especially true for young students who currently lack the digital expertise required to […]

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App State Common Reading Program announces “Belonging” as selection of books for 2021-2022

BOONE, NC – Appalachian State University’s Common reading program named Nora Krug’s award-winning graphic memoir “Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home” as the 2021-2022 book selection for the university’s new class of freshmen and transfer students. “Nora Krug’s poignant graphic memories remind us that identity cannot be confined to one time, place, culture […]

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Amazon Takes Up To 80% Off Popular Kindle eBooks Starting At $ 1, Today Only

Only today, as part of its Gold Box offers of the day, Amazon is reducing a selection of popular reading on Kindle as much as 80%. All of the deals on today’s sale will become a permanent addition to your library, with prices starting at $ 0.99 and featuring some of the best deals yet […]

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Over 1500 free MackinClassic ebooks available for all K-12 schools

The free MackinVIA digital content management system is available to all schools and provides users with hundreds of free MackinClassic eBooks to help with distance learning initiatives due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Mackin Educational Resources, a leading provider of print and digital fiction and non-fiction books to PK-12 schools around the world, makes over […]

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The Open eBooks initiative offers eBooks to low-income students.

“It looks like Netflix,” said my 9-year-old niece, Cameran, scrolling through a new app on my iPhone. “Are these all books?” “ At the end of February, the Open eBooks initiative, led by the Digital Public Library of America, the New York Public Library and the non-profit organization First Book, with the support of digital […]

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White House and Michelle Obama Launch $ 250 Million Open eBooks App for Title I and Special Education Teachers

You want to know more ? Check out our additional article with five more facts about the Open eBooks app! Do you remember how it felt when you first read what would become your favorite book? For many students, it’s a hard-to-get feeling that books aren’t always cheap or readily available, especially when school budgets […]