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Abraham Lincoln would be 201 years old today.

February 12, 2010

One of my favorite quotes from Abraham Lincoln is:
” My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”

Technology

February 3, 2010

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” Pablo Picasso “A study out this week confirms every modern parent’s fears: We’ve raised a whole new generation of gadget addicts. The Kaiser Family Foundation released a study that says young people spend more than 7½ hours every day — or about 53 hours a week […]

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Lewis Carroll

January 27, 2010

So many books offer insights and wisdoms I want to remember, ponder, savor and share.  Hence why I love looking for “souvenirs—” a quote from the story I want to remember— in the books I read. Here is one of my many favorite “souvenirs” from Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.   “Sometimes I’ve believed […]

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Children’s Book Awards 2010

January 19, 2010

Visit http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/index.cfm and learn more about the awards for excellence in Children’s literature. But— do stop and ask yourself: ~ Which books do you love that never won an award! ~ Which books do you think deserve an award? ~ If you could make up an award—what would it be? Let’s congratulate the award winners […]

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Martin Luther King ~January, 15 1929-April, 4 1968

January 18, 2010

Two books that honor the sprit of Martin Luther King Marching For Freedom: Walk Together Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge, takes readers to the months of protest that culminated in the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery inn 1965, focusing on the courageous children who marched alongside King. The photos that […]

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