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26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

Good book list for adults & older teens - 26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

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

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How Many Of Shakespeare's Plays Have You Read?

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

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Fascinating Photos of Famous Authors as Teenagers

A 17-year-old Ernest Hemingway as a high school junior.

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French Polymath Paul Valéry on “The Three-Body Problem”

Fritz Kahn: Der Mensch als Industriepalast (1926) Man as Industrial Palace enclosed as poster in the book “Fritz Kahn – Man Machine / Maschine Mensch”

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13 Banned and Challenged Books For Kids

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.

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8x10 Bunny Rabbit Storytime Fairy Tale Signed Print

Reading to little ones

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Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

Carel Fabritius-1622-1654 The Goldfinch 1654. One of my favourite paintings - it is at the centre of the new Donna Tartt book - The Goldfinch.

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PHOTOS: 'The Wizard of Oz' Turns 75

'The Wizard of Oz' Turns 75: A Look Back at a Film Classic

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13 Amazing YA Books That Deal With Tough Subjects

Top 13 YA Books for Talking to Teens About Tough Stuff

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10 Alpha Males In Literature

Naked in Death (In Death, Book 1) by J. D. Robb. $7.99. Reading level: Ages 18 and up. Author: J. D. Robb. Publication: August 3, 2004. Publisher: Berkley; later printing edition (August 3, 2004)

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15 Books That Will Help Get You Out Of Your Reading Slump

Forget about the plot, The Sorrows of Young Werther is one of the most beautifully written books I have ever read. Goethe’s phrasing and word choice is so inspiring I often find myself opening the book to a random page and absorbing the words.

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."

Frog on bike bookmark (Created by Jackie G. for 2nd Edition Booksellers in Raleigh, NC) #bikes&books #bike #books