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The following guest commentary was submitted by the Char-Em United Way. Educators and policymakers of all stripes will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats this week and reading to young children to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. The National Education...
The staircase is narrow and creaky, with a bookshelf made from a 100-year-old harp case teetering on the precipice of collapse at the top of the landing. Overflowing with open books, pages wildly askew and dangling from uneven shelves, the bookcase...
Staff WriterSEELEY — Students at Seeley Union Elementary School celebrated Reading Across America with books, snacks and crazy hats here Thursday. Reading Across America is an annual event that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Education, Students
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage. Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...
I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" was named best animated film of 2012 at the 40th Annie Awards on Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall. Rich Moore also was named best director for the animated comedy about a video game villain who dreams of being a hero, and ...
Bay Harbor Ice and Spice Festival — The Ice and Spice Festival is Saturday, Jan. 19, in Bay Harbor. Saturday events include: ice carving competitions 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; warming tent noon-5 p.m.; Pro-Am Chili Challenge 1-3 p.m.; fire dancer...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — Local children dressed up in their best nighttime pajamas to attend the annual Pajama Party held at the Enrique Camarena Memorial Library here Thursday evening. Sponsored for the second year by the Associated Calexico Teachers union, the...
Tags: Libraries, Authors, Arts and Culture
With no disrespect intended to the fine young cast of Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," onstage at Orlando Repertory Theatre, the stars of this show are the strikingly stylized set and, of course, the good doctor's words. The mischievous Cat in the Hat,...
Tags: Animals, Arts and Culture
Student advances in hoop shoot contest Jackson Carrazco, a fourth-grader at Hickory Elementary School, began his journey in the Elks Hoop Shoot when he represented Hickory Elementary School Jan. 12 at Williamsport High School, where he claimed first...
The characters in Aberdeen Central’s new play have names like the Sour Kangaroo, Yertle the Turtle and Gertrude McFuzz. That's right, Dr. Seuss is involved. Twenty-nine students will present “Seussical,” a one-act musical, tonight at...
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The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
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