Literature books

This Durham teacher noticed something was missing in children’s books – so she started writing

Anjali Joshi is a local science teacher and curriculum developer who also writes children’s books, including Sarla in the Sky, which tells “the ordinary story of an extraordinary girl who dares to be different in a world of boys”. During the day, Anjali Joshi teaches science at the Durham District …

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Pennridge School District Removes LGBTQ Books From Libraries

“School freedom” or censorship? Debbie Strouse, who is gay, is a graduate of the Pennridge School District. Now, she has a child and grandchild in a district school and has seen many instances of discrimination and anti-LGBTQ sentiment unchallenged by the administration. She feels that this bias has now become …

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History of books in Nepal

The first book printed in Nepalese is actually a Darjeeling translation of the Bible in 1821. Later, the Ramayan and Mahabharat were imprinted with images of gods and depictions of key scenes, and they brought the reader’s imagination to life. Some early prints by Bhanubhakta Acharya Ramayan did not have …

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2021 in the books: “Everything seems magnified” | Chicago News

American poet Amanda Gorman reads her commissioned poem “The Hill We Go Up” during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the United States Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2021. (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky, Pool, File) NEW YORK (AP) – Books and authors counted in 2021, sometimes more than the …

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Express editors recommend: books to watch in 2022

(PenguinRandom House, non-fiction) Ramchandra Guha’s new book (Source: Amazon.in) Historian Ramachandra Guha’s new book looks at the lives and legacies of seven foreigners who joined India’s struggle for freedom. To be released in January, Rebels Against the Raj tells the story of four men and three women – four of …

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Utah school district to remove two books from library shelves

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A Utah school district is removing two books from libraries following a parent complaint. The Washington County School District in southern Utah will be removing the award-winning books “Out of Darkness” and “The Hate U Give,” communications director Steven Dunham told KTVX. The first book …

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Investigations into the Literary History of Duluth, continued: Duluth Benedictine Books

It appears (from the archives of the Online Computer Library Center and the books I found at Gabriel’s house) that Duluth Benedictine Books was a brief experience of recording the lives and institutions of the sisters who live in St. Scholastic. (I just finished a jar of strawberry rhubarb jam …

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Joan Didion’s 7 best books, from essays to fiction

On Thursday, it was announced that prolific writer Joan Didion had passed away at the age of 87. An executive at her publisher, Knopf, confirmed the author’s death to TODAY in an email and said Didion died at her Manhattan home from Parkinson’s disease. Here, we bring together seven needed …

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“For Brown Girls” + More of the best books of 2021 by Latinas

It has been such a good year for Latinx literature! So many amazingly talented Latinx authors have released new books this year that we honestly couldn’t even keep up with. There are even more exciting Latinx books coming out in 2022, but until they drop, we’re going to take some …

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