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'Invisible Man' Ban Lifted In North Carolina School System

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School...some of these already are taught in schools, but I'm adding to my "To Read" list!

Don't Stay Up So Late: A Treasury of Bedtime Stories Written for Children by Children: Dedicated to the unbridled imagination and to the ritual of the bedtime story, this lovely, fully illustrated volume of tall tales, fables, mysteries, and make believes was written by first through fifth graders at Erickson Elementary School in Ypsilanti, MI. via buildingalibrary #Book #Bedtime_Stories #Kids

Just like the Bible tells us. “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” Shakespeare

A 17-year-old Ernest Hemingway as a high school junior. http://flavorwire.com/379730/16-fascinating-photos-of-famous-authors-as-teenagers

Reading this list of banned picture books, and the reasons why they were banned, made me really, really sad. What is this telling kids who don't have "nuclear" families? My heart goes out to them.

Chance: cover designed by Edward Gorey

such a great cover

Carel Fabritius (1622-1654) Het puttertje (The Goldfinch) 1654. The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis. 's Gravenhage, Nederland

Reading to little ones

“I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ” Anaïs Nin http://chloethurlow.com/2013/09/anais-nin-ruined-life/

Top 13 YA Books for Talking to Teens About Tough Stuff

Rare Books

Late Victorian Valentine card. "Pray do you ever mend your clothes, / Or comb your hair? well, I suppose, / You've got no time, for people say, / You're reading novels all the day."