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Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects and the Central Arkansas Library System have won their second AIA/ALA Library Building Award in four years, for the Hillary Rodham Clinton Library and Learning Center (the children's library near War Memorial Park).
Inspired by Kelly Jensen’s series, “About the Girls” on the “Stacked” blog, the following selected works feature young women dealing with tough stuff, including sex trafficking, incarceration, and self-harm.
Not having read the Divergent series, I thought myself a great choice of reviewer for the movies — I am a clean slate, after all. And Divergent was fun. It had action, sacrifice, kickassery, feminine heroism, and Rose from Titanic.
Oliver Lansley, creative director and co-writer of two stage adaptations of Lewis Carroll’s novel, Adventures in Wonderland and Alice’s Adventures Underground, reveals some curiouser and curiouser facts about Alice and Carroll that you might not know (but no – not the reason why a raven is like a writing desk…)
SLJ called your new book, The Skunk (Roaring Brook, 2015) “clever” and “sly.” Kirkus said that it’s “training wheels for Samuel Beckett.” A Goodreads reviewer wrote (all caps hers) “WHAT IS THIS BOOK EVEN ABOUT.” You tell us—what is The Skunk about?
A memoir by a sexual assault survivor, a science fiction comic book and a children's book about gay penguins were among the 10 most frequently banned or challenged books in the United States last year, according to the American Library Assn.
“In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed, in the friendliest way.” -Anne Lamott This week our theme is LIBRARIES and how much we love them!
Last week, children at Murchison Bay Primary School were celebrating International Children’s Book Day. The primary school is located within the gates of Luzira prison community. In East Africa all prison staff are housed within the grounds of a prison, so at Luzira you will find the Women’s prison, Remand prison, Main prison and Condemned [...]
Many Americans are familiar with well-known mainstream children's books such as the Dr. Seuss series, Goodnight Moon and Where the Wild Things Are. But what about Americans who come from another culture, speak another language or are bilingual?
We’ve had the BBC’s best children’s books of all time and not a single one was published after 1968, so what are the future classics, books written in the last few years that people will still be reading in 50 or even 100 years time?
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