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Nature and Nurture: 8 Picture Books for Earth Day

Nature and Nurture: 8 Picture Books for Earth Day

Nature and Nurture: 8 Picture Books for Earth Day Nature and Nurture: 8 Picture Books for Earth Day LALA’S WORDSWritten and illustrated by Gracey Zhang We meet Lala leaping out her apartment door as if she were being born. By the time we turn the page she’s halfway down the gray-black ink-and-gouache city block, her newly painted yellow dress splattering …

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Joan Walsh Anglund, 95, Dies; Her Children’s Books Touched Millions

Joan Walsh Anglund, 95, Dies; Her Children’s Books Touched Millions

Joan Walsh Anglund, 95, Dies; Her Children’s Books Touched Millions Joan Walsh Anglund, 95, Dies; Her Children’s Books Touched Millions “That was the most healing and freeing experience,” Ms. Anglund’s daughter, Ms. Harvey, said in a phone interview. “She went to school in Florida, but she was free to walk on the beach and breathe the fresh air and be …

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8 Picture Books About Imagination and Identity

8 Picture Books About Imagination and Identity

8 Picture Books About Imagination and Identity 8 Picture Books About Imagination and Identity I AM A BIRDWritten by Hope LimIllustrated by Hyewon Yum “I fly like a bird on Daddy’s bike,” the narrator joyfully croons as we watch father and daughter whizz through a coastal, colored-penciled town. “CA-CAW!” she calls, and “the birds sing back.” We smell the sea …

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How Crying on TikTok Sells Books

How Crying on TikTok Sells Books

How Crying on TikTok Sells Books How Crying on TikTok Sells Books “We Were Liars” came out in 2014, so when the book’s author, E. Lockhart, saw that it was back on the best-seller list last summer, she was delighted. And confused. “I had no idea what the hell was happening,” she said. Lockhart’s children filled her in: It was …

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Sports Books Plan an N.C.A.A. Party: Fans, Bets and Extra Bacon

Sports Books Plan an N.C.A.A. Party: Fans, Bets and Extra Bacon

Sports Books Plan an N.C.A.A. Party: Fans, Bets and Extra Bacon Sports Books Plan an N.C.A.A. Party: Fans, Bets and Extra Bacon Until last year, when that bonanza unexpectedly and suddenly went away. “Financially, it was just devastating,” Kornegay said. In Las Vegas, sports books were closed from mid-March until June, and casinos similarly struggled with other offerings like slot …

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How Children Read Differently From Books vs. Screens

How Children Read Differently From Books vs. Screens

How Children Read Differently From Books vs. Screens How Children Read Differently From Books vs. Screens Dr. Radesky, who was involved in the research projects with Dr. Munzer, talked about the importance of helping children master reading that goes beyond specific remembered details — words or characters or events — so a child is “able to integrate knowledge gained from …

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New Books From Simon Doonan, on Self-Help and Keith Haring

New Books From Simon Doonan, on Self-Help and Keith Haring

New Books From Simon Doonan, on Self-Help and Keith Haring New Books From Simon Doonan, on Self-Help and Keith Haring Are you an “emperor of camp” like Liberace, a burlesque queen living in “a satin upholstered jewelry box” like Dita von Teese, or so idiosyncratic that you belong among “the unclassifiables,” à la Phyllis Diller, who has a room dedicated …

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Harlan Coben, 75 million books in print, and a new one coming out

Harlan Coben, 75 million books in print, and a new one coming out

Harlan Coben, 75 million books in print, and a new one coming out Harlan Coben, 75 million books in print, and a new one coming out T hriller writer Harlan Coben has some free advice for anyone who cares to ask: “If it produces pages: good. If it doesn’t produce pages: bad.” With 32 published books and an estimated 75 …

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Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts

Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts Dr. Seuss Books Are Pulled, and a ‘Cancel Culture’ Controversy Erupts In the summer of 1936, Theodor Geisel was on a ship from Europe to New York when he started scribbling silly rhymes on the ship’s stationery to entertain himself during a storm: “And this is a story that …

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6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images 6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images Six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because of their use of offensive imagery, according to the business that oversees the estate of the children’s author and illustrator. In a statement on Tuesday, Dr. …

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