Story books

The Bookseller – Rights – Dialogue Books tells the story of Dhillon’s struggle for change in the UK

Dialogue Books has arrived The shoulders we stand on“the amazing story of how blacks and browns fought for change in the UK” by Preeti Dhillon. Publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Abi Fellows of The Good Literary Agency. Editorial Director Maisie Lawrence will work editorially with Dhillon …

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Writer Laurel pays homage to the city’s history through her books

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) – For WDAM’s latest special report for Black History Month, we feature an author from Mississippi. The Laurelite is a former Jones County Schools educator and has written numerous books on the history of City Beautiful. Cleveland Payne is the author of 18 books including biographies, novels …

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As battles over banned books escalate across the country, Utah librarians are on the front lines

Editor’s Note • This story is only available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers. Please support local journalism. Wanda Mae Huffaker wears a lapel pin with an image of a book and a megaphone, and the words “Speak Out! For banned books. Huffaker, who has been a librarian in the Salt …

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Top Rated New Books – The Washington Post

An oral history of the making of “Mad Max: Fury Road” revisits the many wacky obstacles director George Miller faced in getting his acclaimed 2015 film to theaters. “The Books of Jacob”, by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft Spanning a thousand pages adorned with vintage maps and engravings, the …

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Books by black authors delivered to children at Riley Hospital for Children – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Members of a special club at Riley Hospital for Children recently received free books from Victory College Prep students in Indianapolis. The club is the Sickle Cell Story Book Club, which was launched a year ago to benefit the approximately 350 children treated by the hospital for …

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Members of the CMU community celebrate children’s books around the world – The Morning Sun

Students and faculty at Central Michigan University read children’s books from around the world. The “Celebration of Children’s Books Around the World” is an annual event that allows members of the CMU community to read some of the thousands of international children’s books available at the historic Clarke Library. “It …

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Haruki Murakami’s Five Favorite Books

Image by Society for Culture, Art and International Cooperation Adligat, via Wikimedia Commons You could say that Haruki Murakami is a Japanese writer. And given that he was born in Japan to Japanese parents, raised in Japan, and still lives in Japan today, you’d have geography, culture, and biology on …

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Intermarriage in the West, a biography of Lindsey Vonn and more books from the American West

Regional books of interest for February: “Born of lakes and plains” by Anne F. Hyde (Norton) Intermarriage was an important part of the early American economy. Without these marriages and the children born from them, America’s development westward would have been very different. French trappers married Indian women, who gave …

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The market for interactive children’s books is booming around the world

According to research experts from Qurate Research, “Global Interactive children’s books Market 2022 Insights, Size, Sharing, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028.” The study is an anthology of in-depth research studies on many aspects of the global interactive children’s books industry. It is an admirable effort to offer a …

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These True Crime Books Are Perfect To Read Before Watching These 2022 Miniseries – Now Up To 20% Off

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. True crime projects have been all the rage over the past decade, leaving fans wondering after the miniseries “How could anyone do that?” You wonder about so many things …

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