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27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant call for proposals deadline is March 31. Recent winners include (left) Lewiston Middle School, Maine, where African immigrant students were inspired by Keats' inclusion of characters not shown before in children's literature, and then wrote and illustrated a book about their city, which they self-published; and The Library at the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA in Shelby, NC, which built their own StoryWalk(R), where each page of a children's book is posted along a trail for families to read while exercising. This project boosted library attendance by 25%. To apply: www.ezra-jack-keats.org/minigrant-program/

Feb 17, 2015

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TurfMutt, an environmental stewardship and education program funded and managed by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute's (OPEI) Research and Education Foundation, helps youth in grades K-5 learn about science and the environment from the perspective of the backyard, community and personal green spaces they enjoy every day. Created in conjunction with Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, the program includes lesson plans for teachers, take home sheets and learning activities for families, a website and blog, interactive games and a digital storybook. Learn more at www.TurfMutt.com.

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Feb 13, 2015

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Confessions of a Love Dick- How Private Eyes Catch Those Who Cheat & Lie by Author BethAnne Whaley, is a guide to detecting infidelity. Her 2nd book reveals more about 2 intertwining sex industries- the Massage (body rub) & Call Girl biz. How hook ups are arranged became the content for her 2nd book with a catchy title: Confessions of a Backpage Masseuse Cum Courtesan which launches, you guessed it, Valentine's Day 2015. Advance .pdf copies are available...

Feb 13, 2015

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"Starting with the Shopper" Book from Scott Young

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Will Eisner's The Spirit

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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Human Behaviour in a Nutshell; The Coach's Casebook Launches - The Ultimate Guide for Personal and Business Success

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