Gloria Stone

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Two years in the woods: No computer, no television, no cellphone — but I was no Thoreau

I needed to live without putting on a face for anyone, including myself. I could be no one in the woods<p>In the fall of 1999, at the age of 25, I retreated into solitude in a house in northern Vermont, at the dead end of an unmaintained dirt road. To get there, you passed the barn and blue silo of a …

The Definitive Ranking Of Walt Disney Animation Studios Films

From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Moana, here's how the 56 films from Disney's nearly 80-year animation reign stack up against one another.<p>The Disney movie closest to your heart is probably the one you saw at just the right age and rewatched on a parent-tormenting loop. Trying to objectively …

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Everything You Need to Know to Run Better, Faster, Stronger, Longer

Rain or shine, indoors or out, you are piling up the miles, getting ready for next month’s 10K. But your performance doesn't seem to be improving, …

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahlo, and more.<p>Margaret Mead extolled the value of “spiritual and mental ancestors” in how we form our identity — those people to whom we aren’t related but whose …

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

Parents on the hunt for great kids' books get some help each year when the American Library Association gives out its Youth Media Awards. On Monday, the association announced a long list of winners in a variety of categories.<p>The two that get the most attention are the John Newbery Medal for most …

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HiFi Reading

Features of HiFi Reading<p>Provides touch-screen scoring for DIBELS 6th Edition and easyCBM Reading measures<br>• Eliminates data entry and paper copies of …

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8 Incredible Books To Wind Down Your Summer

<i>A family faces personal and global upheaval in Amy Bloom's brilliant new novel, Smith Henderson's debut captures one man's everyday struggles in impoverished rural Montana and other incredible titles to pick up now.</i><p><b>Lucky Us</b><p><i>By Amy Bloom 256 pages; Random House</i><p>After the death of her lover's wife, …

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of July 31, 2014 : NPR