Grieving Daughter Pens Memoir About Her Mother’s Untimely Death Caused By A Foul Ball
Jana Goldbloom Brody faced the unimaginable when in August, 2018 she lost her mom. Her death was sudden and unexpected. In fact, there were only two other people on record in the country who died the same way. And it was the manner in which she lost her that led Ms.Brody to write a touching tribute to her beloved mother.
Arkansas Library Law Showdown: Librarians and Booksellers Unite in a Fight for Freedom of Expression
Arkansas Library Law: A Battle between Librarians, Booksellers, and the State. Recent times have seen the Arkansas Library Law stir up controversy between the state and those in the book industry. Some worry about the consequences on the state's culture and politics if the law passes. This essay will delve deeper into the viewpoints of booksellers, librarians, and the government regarding the Arkansas Library Law and contemplate how it might affect the state's society.
Why These 10 Underrated Books Deserve Your Undivided Attention
In a world filled with popular bestsellers and widely acclaimed novels, it's easy for some remarkable books to go unnoticed and remain hidden gems. These underrated books, often overshadowed by their more famous counterparts, have the potential to captivate readers with their unique narratives, compelling characters, and thought-provoking themes.
Free and Cheap Ways to Get Books for Your Classroom Library
If you're a brand new teacher or have to change grade levels, you might be looking for a way to stock your class library without spending a ton of cash. Here are some of the best places where you can get free or really inexpensive books for kids:
Book Review: NOS4A2 By Joe Hill
Joe Hill is the son of the legendary horror writer Stephen King. This no-spoiler book review is my honest opinion. Note: This post contains affiliate links. When you click on a link and buy the product, I make a small commission, which does not change your price.
Explore and win: join Mesa Library's summer reading program now!
Books can take readers to all kinds of wonderful places -- including the winner's circle!. Mesa residents can Read to Win with the Summer Reading Program at the Mesa Public Library. It’s easy to participate in the program. Just go to the Mesa Library events page to create an account and begin reading.
From Page to Screen: Make Books Successfully Adapted into Movies
Books have always been a rich source of inspiration for filmmakers, providing captivating stories, complex characters, and imaginative worlds. The process of adapting a book into a movie is a delicate balance between staying true to the original material and translating it into a visual medium.
Utah School District Bans the Bible
One angry parent used the trend of book banning to make a statement. Conservative leaders and groups throughout the country have embraced book banning as a way to control the narrative on certain controversial topics such as racism and LGBTQ issues. They've spoken at length about "lewd and lascivious" materials being on the shelves of the children's schools. They've raised hell at school board meetings.
U.S. School District Pulls The Bible From Classrooms Over Accusation of Objectionable Content
The decision, and the controversy, was triggered by the complaint of a parent. This article is based on personal opinion and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:The Salt Lake Tribune, Twitter.com, and PEN.org.
The Bible Has Been Banned in Utah School District’s Elementary and Middle Schools
The latest book banning controversy was triggered by the complaint of a parent. This article is based on personal opinion and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:The Salt Lake Tribune, Twitter.com, and PEN.org.
Literary Time Travel: Unlocking the Secrets of Timeless Classics
Literature has the remarkable ability to transcend time and capture the essence of the human experience. From ancient epics to modern novels, literary masterpieces have enthralled readers for generations, offering profound insights, stirring emotions, and timeless wisdom.
10 Must-Read Books That Will Ignite Your Imagination
Books have the power to transport us to different worlds, spark our imagination, and ignite our creativity. They can take us on thrilling adventures, introduce us to fascinating characters, and provoke deep thoughts and emotions.
If “Succession” were a book
What to read after watching the hit show “Succession”. Succession is a tornado of a pop culture phenomenon because of its sharp dialogue, tip-top writing, and character-based, intricately laid scenes. Yes, we know that the Roy family is full of bad people. Yes, they are excessively rich and use feudal language (“peasants”, “lordship”) in their family food fight over which sibling will win the succession to the family-owned media company’s top job. We root for one and then the other and then all of them or none of them. In the span of a single scene, the show can make you cringe, laugh, and gasp before it smashes your expectations to bits. It parallels real life in a way that is too close for comfort.
Finding Your Perfect Literary Match: 10 Books Based on Your Personality
Books have a magical way of transporting us to different worlds, expanding our horizons, and providing insight into the human experience. With countless genres and authors to choose from, finding the perfect book that resonates with your personality can be an exciting journey.
Overdue book returned to California library after nearly 100 years
“The overdue bill is estimated at about $1,700, but "I don't think we would've charged that much at any point," Chris Kreiden, director of the library, told California television station KSBW.
Books to Develop Leadership in Yourself and Your Team
I realize that leadership advice is a dime a dozen. Entire magazines are focused on teaching office workers to “manage up” and achieve promotions or garuntee their “success in business”. Below I have gathered nine books centered on the topic. Read on for titles that survey leaders across industries to reveal advice from household names such as Jeff Bezos and Arianna Huffington.
The Holyoke Public Library isn't just about books anymore
From induction cooking to free apps for your phone, the Holyoke Public Library is more than just for books. It's become a community center for learning and distributing knowledge to all walks of life.
A Book Has Been Returned to California Library After 96 Years
Sometimes, all it takes is one forgotten book to shed light on a long-lost tale, an enigmatic piece of our past. This was the case when a copy of Benson Lossing's iconic A History of the United States, published in 1881, found its way home to the St. Helena Public Library in Napa Valley. This literary prodigal was returned nearly a century late, after being checked out on a chilly February day in 1927.