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“For Brown Girls” + More of the best books of 2021 by Latinas

It has been such a good year for Latinx literature! So many amazingly talented Latinx authors have released new books this year that we honestly couldn’t even keep up with. There are even more exciting Latinx books coming out in 2022, but until they drop, we’re going to take some …

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Detroit Ink: New Books About the City, Its People, and Relevant Spaces | Books | Detroit

We all know Detroit is a city of multiple and complex flavors, welcoming both bitter and sweet. We also know that a good story, even if it’s been told a hundred times, gets better every time. With the right storyteller at the helm, the part you thought you knew by …

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Superintendent issues decisive vote to remove 2 pounds from Washington County schools – St George News

The Washington County School District office at 121 W. Tabernacle St., St. George, Utah March 29, 2021 | Photo by Ammon Teare, St. George News ST. GEORGE –A parental complaint led to the removal of two books from the shelves of libraries in the Washington County School District. Two books …

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[#RapplerReads] Filipino picture books to keep kids company this holiday season

Editor’s note: #RapplerReads is a project of the BrandRap team. We earn a commission every time you make purchases through the affiliate links below. When I was a recent college graduate and aspiring screenwriter in New York City, I found refuge in children’s books. I spent afternoons rummaging through the …

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Author of “Gender Queer,” One of America’s Most Banned Books, Takes On Controversy

Late that night in September, non-binary author Maia Kobabe was tagged in a viral video from a school board meeting in Fairfax County, Va. The clip showed a parent yelling at a panel of board members while holding Kobabe’s award-winning book, “Gender Queer: A Memoir.” Telling Kobabe’s story from adolescence …

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Books from Birth Nonprofit Emphasizes Book Ownership for Children | Local news

Books by Director of Births Rebecca Villarreal (right) and daughter Darcy Thomas deliver boxes of books to Captain Timothy Israel of Salvation Army Station Bryan-College, who will distribute them during the Angel program Tree of the Salvation Army. PHOTO PROVIDED In March 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic reached Brazos Valley, …

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Edward Kranz owns Erie’s Kranz Books Bindery to preserve and recreate books

Edward Kranz has always had artistic tendencies. From his childhood in Erie he drew, painted and played the guitar. Kranz, now 53, is also a skilled craftsman. He worked for years for his father’s construction company, which recently helped Erie-based Amerail Systems undertake exterior renovations at hotels across the country. …

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Children’s books for the Christmas season

Books are some of the most acceptable gifts we can give to others, especially children. Here is a small selection of what is now available, for young people of all ages, also with a reminder that Christmas is always a religious holiday, regardless of the bizarre business activities surrounding it …

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Storytime Toys creates eye-catching children’s books

Storytime Toys creates eye-catching children’s books In 2009, from a kitchen counter in Concord, Storytime Toys was created Update: 8:09 p.m. EST December 14, 2021 Hide transcription Show transcript INVOICE. ANONTHY: AND WITH THAT, TWO LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS SAANW OPPORTUNITY. NICOLE HISTORY. NICOLE: EW F THINGS ENGAGING IMAGINATION MORE THAN A …

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10 Movies That Are Actually Better Than The Books They’re Based On

Despite their banality, film adaptations of books often get a bad rap. Therefore, they are considered “inferior” to their source. Screenwriting and book writing are very different mediums. So, in the eyes of many fans, the changes necessary to make a successful adaptation of a book often weaken stories. RELATED: …

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