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The Year To Promote Reading

Hats off to Santo Domingo's President Leonel Fernández for establishing a decree to make 2007 be The Year of the Book and Reading in his country. "The Minister of Culture said that the president’s decision “should fill the Dominican cultural community with joy, especially writers, editors, booksellers and other literary professionals, because this is the first time that a [...]

The Year To Promote Reading

Hats off to Santo Domingo's President Leonel Fernández for establishing a decree to make 2007 be The Year of the Book and Reading in his country. "The Minister of Culture said that the president’s decision “should fill the Dominican cultural community with joy, especially writers, editors, booksellers and other literary professionals, because this is the first time that a [...]

The Future Awaits

Visit here to see what some futurists are saying about school trends for 2007 and beyond.  The role of teachers in the classroom is sure to change. -Amy Bowllan

The Future Awaits

Visit here to see what some futurists are saying about school trends for 2007 and beyond.  The role of teachers in the classroom is sure to change. -Amy Bowllan

Merriam-Webster’s WORD for 2006 Is In….

…and the meaning of the word is just ripe for a little controversy. truthiness (noun) 1 : "truth that comes from the gut, not books" (via Merriam-Webster) countdown to 'oh-seven' -Amy Bowllan

Merriam-Webster’s WORD for 2006 Is In….

…and the meaning of the word is just ripe for a little controversy. truthiness (noun) 1 : "truth that comes from the gut, not books" (via Merriam-Webster) countdown to 'oh-seven' -Amy Bowllan

The Gift Is "Wonder Talk" From Author Rima Fujita

A.B. What made you decide to write Wonder Talk? R.F. "About ten years ago I had a dream one night and I heard a voice that said, "Do something for Tibet right away." Since I've always took my dreams seriously, I went to the library the next day to research Tibet, because I did not know [...]

The Gift Is "Wonder Talk" From Author Rima Fujita

A.B. What made you decide to write Wonder Talk? R.F. "About ten years ago I had a dream one night and I heard a voice that said, "Do something for Tibet right away." Since I've always took my dreams seriously, I went to the library the next day to research Tibet, because I did not know [...]

National Controversy Continues Over Tango

After reading "And Tango Makes Three" during the Thanksgiving holiday, I sent an email/interview request to Simonsays.com. My email read, "I would like to interview the authors of "And Tango Makes Three" (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)(Hardcover) by Peter Parnell, Justin Richardson for the SLJ Blog."(picture via Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press) <!–function getArticleBodyImageH(){var aimg=doc.getElementById('articleImageH');if(aimg){aimg.innerHTML=(isScraper)?'‘:’‘;}}if(!images_dynamic)var images_dynamic=[];images_dynamic.push(‘getArticleBodyImageH’);//–> [...]

National Controversy Continues Over Tango

After reading "And Tango Makes Three" during the Thanksgiving holiday, I sent an email/interview request to Simonsays.com. My email read, "I would like to interview the authors of "And Tango Makes Three" (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)(Hardcover) by Peter Parnell, Justin Richardson for the SLJ Blog."(picture via Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press) <!–function getArticleBodyImageH(){var aimg=doc.getElementById('articleImageH');if(aimg){aimg.innerHTML=(isScraper)?'‘:’‘;}}if(!images_dynamic)var images_dynamic=[];images_dynamic.push(‘getArticleBodyImageH’);//–> [...]