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‘The Sixth Extinction,’ on Endangered and Departed Species

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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

La Escafandra y la Mariposa. | 32 Libros Que Cambiarán Tu Vida

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26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

Not all of these books would have been wise choices for me as a high school teacher to require all students read them. However, they make excellent choices for me, as well as anyone who would like to read something "interesting for a change." 26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

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Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Quotes from Baker punctuate the engaging narrative poem and Robinson’s gorgeous, colorful acrylics honor the colorful exuberance of both the Jazz era and Baker’s life. Well researched and spirited, this features innumerable points of discussion for young readers. Gr. 2-5

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The 23 Best Parts Of Being A Book Lover

<Ink4Viola>> SO VERY TRUE: "Buying books faster than you can read them." Read this on Buzzfeed>>| The 23 Best Parts Of Being A Book Lover

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Codex Seraphinianus: History’s Most Bizarre and Beautiful Encyclopedia, Brought Back to Life

Codex Seraphinianus Leggi l' articolo completo su: http://thedailynurse.eu/ http://thedailynurse.eu/blog/2014/08/20/codex-seraphinianus/ | The Daily Nurse

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12 Writers On The Women Authors Who Inspired Them

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

Carel Fabritius, The Goldfinch, 1654, oil on panel, 13.2” x 9”, Mauritshuis, The Hague, Photo by The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der ...

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22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

22 Books You Pretend You’ve Read But Actually Haven’t

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13 Amazing YA Books That Deal With Tough Subjects

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The Sixth Extinction?

A Reporter at Large May 25, 2009 Issue The Sixth Extinction? There have been five great die-offs in history. This time, the cataclysm is us. By Elizabeth Kolbert

In this video, follow the long history of the passenger pigeon in North America and visit the Chicago Academy of Sciences, one of the institutions preserving the record of this extinct bird. For a lesson plan accompanying this video, please visit http://passengerpigeon.org/elementary.html

THE VIEW FROM LAZY POINT by Carl Safina: A deeply personal book with a broadly global message, The View From Lazy Point is an exhilarating journey with a distinctly coastal flavor. In this intertwined story of humanity and the natural world, Safina shows that nature and human dignity require each other.