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A worldly and open-minded ruler, "Nobunaga was very meritocratic. He could see past the skin. He used the Portuguese and foreigners during that time to his advantage," says Lawrence Winkler, author of Samurai Road. ... Although his samurai career was ...
With a Newbery Honor book to her credit, a Marin County author creates dear characters that move through a mildly suspenseful plot to find answers.
The New York Times Notable author of five novels and a 2015 memoir, "Barefoot to Avalon, A Brother's Story, "the The Dallas Morning News called him "the most gifted American novelist of his generation.
Can you imagine the Cat in the Hat as a Trump supporter? Well, the Ellen DeGeneres Show tried to in a recent episode. In a Donald Trump parody segment, host Ellen DeGeneres presented a selection of classic children's books supposedly reimagined by ...
The fellowships are judged by prominent American authors and editors, and the winners, all from Minnesota, are awarded $25,000 each.
Putting elementary schoolers through adventure-fantasy-mystery plots proved to be a winner for mystery author Leiou Huanxiang, whose nom de plume has been loosely translated as Leon Image.
George Galloway, the former British Labour Party MP, one-time Celebrity Big Brother contestant, Saddam Hussein apologist and notorious cat imitator, has announced that he is about to enter the next phase in his destiny as a man hurtling towards the ...
Across China and specifically in urban areas, a heightened awareness of the importance of preschool education has seen young parents getting more actively involved in the education of their toddlers.
The fellowships are judged by prominent American authors and editors, and the winners, all from Minnesota, are awarded $25,000 each.
Across China and specifically in urban areas, a heightened awareness of the importance of preschool education has seen young parents getting more actively involved in the education of their toddlers.
George Galloway, the former British Labour Party MP, one-time Celebrity Big Brother contestant, Saddam Hussein apologist and notorious cat imitator, has announced that he is about to enter the next phase in his destiny as a man hurtling towards the ...
Putting elementary schoolers through adventure-fantasy-mystery plots proved to be a winner for mystery author Leiou Huanxiang, whose nom de plume has been loosely translated as Leon Image.
They are a celebration of excellence in children's literature and illustration and are open to books for all ages written in English or Irish by authors and illustrators born or resident in Ireland. Previous winners include Sarah Crossan for One ...
For more information on Simon the Snail, check out its official facebook page. This opinion article was written by an independent writer.
A second captivating counting book that should appeal to toddlers through preschoolers comes from author/illustrator extraordinaire Eric Carle.
Scots politician George Galloway has signed a deal to write a series of children's books. The former Labour and Respect MP made the announcement on twitter, with the first novel to be published later this year.
Year seven students will be invited to the University of Derby to meet author Christopher Edge, whose latest novel, The Jamie Drake Equation, is about having an astronaut for a dad.
"This upcoming event came about when author Ed Young approached us to help create a community engagement event with local authors and illustrators where families get to know the authors who live in their own community," said Barbara Sarbin, SGITW ...
Celebrated writer Julia Alvarez, author of "In the Time of the Butterflies," will visit the Lied Center Sunday, March 5, 2017 as part of the Lawrence Public Library's Read Across Lawrence and NEA Big Read programming.
John Trischitti III, library director, said the appearance was a chance to bring a well-known author to West Texas. "It's the pinnacle," Trischitti said.
I have traveled a long way from Earth. I am here to find life." A determined boy astronaut lays down the problem of this droll picture book by a San Francisco author-illustrator. The landscape is rocky, dark, cold and gloomy. (Forget that Red Planet ...
For the North Pitt high school graduate, who went on to become a children's author, books are still a constant. But they are far from her only companion.
For a more contemporary feeling though a timeless fantasy try The secret Keepers (Chicken House), by Mysterious Benedict Society author Trenton Lee Stewart, with atmospheric illustrations by Diana Sudyka. In the desolate city of New Umbra, governed by ...
I am here to find life." A determined boy astronaut lays down the problem of this droll picture book by a San Francisco author-illustrator. The landscape is rocky, dark, cold and gloomy. (Forget that Red Planet stuff.) And it's lonely. "Nothing could ...
The Belle Terre Elementary school faculty introduced their students to a number of Black History tales from African-American authors through its inaugural African-American Read In on Thursday, Feb. 23, at BTES. Principal Dr. Terence Culver sought the ...
Not one to settle for one trade, Broadhead is also an author of two children's books - Mudley Explores Kuala Lumpur: An Amazing Adventure into Mudtown and Mudley Explores Singapore.
"He's the most translated author in the Netherlands, except for Anne Frank," said Agnes Vogt, a children's book specialist at the Dutch Foundation for literature, "and in that sense he's one of the most important not only illustrators but also authors ...
In fact, Kelly Starling Lyons, an African-American author, mom and reader here in Raleigh, was an adult before she first saw an African-American girl featured on the cover of a picture book, "Something Beautiful" by Sharon Dennis Wyeth.
A short story by Iranian author, translator Mohammad Tolouei was published in the British newspaper Guardian on February 14.
Inspired by her father's reciting of limericks when she was a child growing up in Sagamore Beach, Ms. Layton said she has been writing books all of her life.
Two decades ago only about 9 percent of children's books published in the U.S. were about people of color. Things have changed since then, but not by much.
One of the books gracing car windscreens this morning (February 14) was How Not to be Weird by children's author Dawn McNiff.
... play between color and empty space; play between language and meaning; and play between author and illustrator. In her dedication Jenkins, who wrote the words, credits Ruth Krauss and her "A Very Special House" as being the seed from which her own ...
Anita Nair's gorgeus new children's book, Muezza and babyjaan: Stories from the Quran, illustrated by Harshad Marathe, sees Muezza, the Prophet Muhammad's cat, narrating stories to Babyjaan, an adorable baby camel with lashes to sigh over.
The New York Times Notable author of five novels and a 2015 memoir, Barefoot to Avalon, A Brother's Story, the The Dallas Morning News called him "the most gifted American novelist of his generation.
Along with our comprehensive listings of children's and YA titles to be published between February 1 and July 31, author Sara Zarr talks about her widely anticipated YA novel, Gem & Dixie; authors and illustrators share stories and pictures they wrote ...
This is the cover of The Best Mistake Mystery, the latest book by Burlington children's author Sylvia McNicoll. next play/pause pre 1/1.
And Chapel Hill author Sarah Dessen is the Margaret A. Edwards Award winner for her lifetime achievement in writing for young adults with books such as "Dreamland," "Keeping the moon," "Just Listen," "The Truth about Forever," "Along for the Ride ...
For the sake of clarity, I am biased, because I'm an author, often an author of fiction. I mainly write for adolescents and ... We writers - and especially writers for children, but all writers - have an obligation to our readers. It's the obligation ...
The annual Hot Cocoa & Marshmallows series of children's authors reading their books kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational & cultural Center in the Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main St. Kids ages ...
"To work on such a comprehensive book about the Moomins, Snufkin, Little My and friends, with access to such amazing source material from Tove Jansson's archive, is a dream come true," added author Philip Ardagh. "It's a wonderful opportunity to ...
A session on children and young adults' literature in Iran was held on the sidelines of the 25th New Delhi World Book Fair in the Indian capital on January 12.
Backlash to Simon & Schuster imprint Threshold Editions's deal with controversial Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos continues to mount in the weeks after the announcement that Yiannopoulos reportedly received a $250,000 advance for his book, Dangerous ...
Coonan said: "Nina Bawden is a long-standing and much-loved VMC author, and I am just thrilled that we now have the opportunity to publish her children's novels, too.
That controversy was reminiscent of an earlier one, when ignominy befell author Emily Jenkins and illustrator Sophie Blackall, who are white, for their 2015 picture book "A Fine Dessert," published by Schwartz + Wade.
Author and entrepreneur Bailey J. Thompson discusses her company, new calendar, and plans for 2017. Petri the gerbil ... "Gerbil Meets Mouse Publishing" is an indie press located in Canada that produces #children's books that use a mix of artwork and ...
The project included award-winning illustrator and author John Parra appearing at the school library for a two-day workshop.
Actual documentation is thin, leaving the author to fill in events, relationships and emotions. Therein lies a problem: In an increasingly fake-news world, how are kids supposed to differentiate truth from conjecture?
Actual documentation is thin, leaving the author to fill in events, relationships and emotions. Therein lies a problem: In an increasingly fake-news world, how are kids supposed to differentiate truth from conjecture?


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