What Did Holden Say? Looking For Lines from ‘The Catcher in...

The profusion of lines and paragraphs still stick in the brain. Who said it, and what did it mean? When we're talking about the infamous...

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Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ – Lines of Remembrance

Elie Wiesel is one of the most famous survivors of the Holocaust genocide during the World War II. He drew from his personal experiences...

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What Does Dr. Seuss Say? 9 Fabulous Musing On Theodor Seuss...

I love Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)--I'm guessing that nearly everyone who knows me has figured out that very basic fact. After all, Dr....
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The Grand Experiment: A Remembered Experience

Do you ever find yourself looking through past posts? I was looking back through what I'd written, from several years ago. And, the experience...
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‘A Pirate’s Quest – Celebrating Reading Month

You don't usually expect a Senator to select a story about a pirate losing his leg, when he's reading to a bunch of first-grade...
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Must Reads If You Like ‘The Invention of Wings’ – Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd was first published by Penguin Viking in January 2014. It was immediately included as a featured selection...
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Founding Japan

Feb 11, 660 BC, is the date traditionally associated with the founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu (神武天皇 Jimmu-Tenno, meaning "Divine Might"). According to...

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What is a Banned Book? 4 Reasons for Banning #books

A banned book is a a book that students and other readers are restricted from accessing because of its controversial (even, sometimes, offensive) content....
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5 Reasons Mary Shelley Was (and is) Important

From the first time I read about Mary Shelley, and then on to the moments I've spent devouring the pages of her most famous...
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Curious George Turns 75 + Reasons We Love The Monkey

That mischievous little monkey who continually gets himself into trouble is turning 75 this years. It's Curious George, first created by Hans Augusto Rey...
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Bestseller ‘Pocket Constitution’ – Top 3 Reasons

It's likely that most of us studied the US Constitution in Civic class. You may have even received a Pocket Constitution. Did you ever...

Sealed With a Kiss

It's the basis of so many love stories -- novels, short stories and poems. And, yet, it's a simple gesture. It's a kiss. But,...

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Ivanka’s Library Tweet Inspires Uproar

It's not often that the subject of the National Library Week inspires such social media uproar. But, take a look at what Ivanka Trump...