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When I was an undergrad English major I took a course in American Literature after World War II. On the first day of class, the professor said, “This is a rare chance to read several of the...

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It's a Book, Lane Smith, Its a Book
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Picture books are just for children, right? Not always so. Lane Smith’s picture book, It’s a Book has the look and feel of a book for the very young, with its thin, flat shape,...

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
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Vicki Myron is the genius behind several books — with options for kids and adults — that happily star both a cat and a library, much to the delight of that wonderful segment of the...

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Ray Bradbury
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Sam Weller, an associate professor at Columbia, was Ray Bradbury's chosen biographer. He is also the author of Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews and Shadow Show: All New...

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Each April, we celebrate Earth Day, a time to raise awareness of the various environmental challenges we face if we want to sustain our way of life. But where did Earth Day get its start? Earth...

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