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The Power of Creativity: A Panel Discussion With Vera Wang, Sara Lewis and Deborah Kenny, Moderated by Gayle King
now because you know. Education system. When you know I really need them. About that. Well it was books that I read the first books by. Someone in time and coastal who writes about the plight. Urban children who live an inner city and have no and have
Reading: A Love Story
have them with you during the day, even in your bag. The first books I got from the library were suggested by the librarian and ..... for instance, to read poetry. So I perused and bought my first books of poetry there: Specifically, I bought collections by
Kenneth Branagh's Bookshelf
reveal another part of his life that I think is very poignant. In the earliest volume, the letters concern his first job, the first books he read and his first visits to the theater (he managed to see Sarah Bernhardt in 1908). He's an innocent, zealous
Kimberly Elise's Bookshelf
The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats This was one of the first books I was able to read by myself. I'm from Minnesota, and I could relate to the child's adventure—wandering through a snowy
Read To Me
future. Straub begins the course by taking Polaroids of each student, "because I want to show them that their faces are the first ' books ' their babies read." (And it's true: The littlest children are more interested in Mom's reaction to the book than
Guide to One Hundred Years of Solitude
fateful trip. García Márquez Takes a Detour A fan of American writer William Faulkner, García Márquez fashioned his first books after works by Faulkner. He had trouble finding his own voice. Uninspired by the law career his family chose for him, he
A stranger offers Edwidge Danticat a nostalgic gift: the primer that taught her the magic of words.
Do You Believe in Fate?
Call it coincidence, destiny, fate, kismet--in one moment, lives can collide and change forever. Yet chance encounters aren't necessarily accidental; in fact, you can make your own luck by opening yourself to the world. As proof, we offer stirring example