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The Art of Kubo and the Two Strings

• <b>Buy on Amazon.com</b>• <b><br>Buy on Amazon.co.uk</b><p>Kubo and the Two Strings, the latest animation from Laika, is set in ancient Japan and follows the adventures of …

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9 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

<i>“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese Proverb</i>The New Year is the time we set goals, but …

I cut nearly $700 from my yearly expenses with a tool that was right under my nose

"All the thoughts and dreams of people throughout history, and all you need's this little card to borrow 'em for free!"<p>Other children of the '90s might recognize this lyric from the classic tune "Library Card," rapped by the cast of the cartoon show <i>Arthur</i>. It's a silly song, but it's a solid …

NYPL Top Checkouts of 2017

Every year we compile our top 10 checkouts, both system-wide and for each of our three boroughs: The Bronx, Staten Island, and Manhattan. Ta-Nehisi …

Artists After the Escape: Judith Kerr, children's book author

Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family …

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Our favorite books of 2017

2017 is coming to a close, but if there's one thing that stands out from this year, it's all of the great books.<p>From poignant, socially conscious YA …

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Biographies of famous writers show that even brilliant careers suck sometimes

Some years ago, I took a job writing biographies of famous writers for a start-up website that positioned itself as sort of an online Cliffs Notes for high school students. These included an intro (“What Dante Alighieri Did, and Why You Should Care”), a biographical essay, a timeline (“How it All …

The Best Books You May Have Missed This Year

Everyone wishes they had more time in the day to curl up with a good book. With so many great new releases in 2017, we can’t blame you if you missed some under-the-radar literary gems. As the temperatures drop and the holiday shopping madness begins, add these books to your list — we know you’ll be …

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The best books of 2017, if you combine 21 “best books of 2017” lists

Best-books-of-the-year lists are a way for editors to promote the books they loved the most, but it’s easy to forget such lists are subjective. One way to get a view of what the industry thinks as a whole is to look at the lists in aggregate. That’s why we combined 21 of 2017’s best-books roundups …

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Bokuman is creating Art

<b>Some examples:</b><p><b><br>You can to buy the previous chapters and previous comics here:</b><p>The Observer<p>$2 or more per month<p><b>Include:</b> <b><br>- Weekly Update!<br>- NSFW and SFW</b> …

Sheldene Fine Art is creating Drawing Tutorials and Techniques

The short and sweet version. I'm Sheldene and I teach coloured pencil realism art.<br>On my website and on Patreon you will find a student membership …

Digital Art

Draskia is creating paintings, game videos and tutorials

<i>Some content IS exclusive though and might be offered on Gumroad.</i><p>Smol Box<p>$1 or more per month ∙ 2 patrons<p><b>Thank you for supporting!</b> <br>This is an easy …

Tutorials

Best books of the year,Books,Culture,Best books<p>Whatever their age, kids will be engaged and inspired by this year’s diverse offerings

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19 Epic YA Fantasy Books "His Dark Materials" Fans Will Love

Finished The Book of Dust already? These magical novels should keep you going.<p><i>We hope you love the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

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Some thoughts on aiding the quest of Philip Pullman's new Book of Dust in a bookselling eddy.

At the center of <i>La Belle Sauvage</i>, the first book in Philip Pullman’s new trilogy, is a quest to reach sanctuary amidst many perils. For any new book …

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Backlist Discoveries

Cassie McGinty<p>Senior publicist, Disney Publishing Worldwide<p>One book that I had been meaning to read—I had major “read-gret”—but never quite got …

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Comparing Trends in Children’s Publishing at Guadalajara’s International Rights Exchange

From Brazil, Norway, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, and Turkey, we gather observations from Guadalajara International Book Fair's Rights Exchange …

Holiday Sales Season Starts for Children's Booksellers

For booksellers, the holidays really are “the most wonderful time of the year,” and those surveyed by <i>PW</i> are sanguine about the start of the official …

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All of Our Stars

Welcome to <i>Publishers Weekly</i>’s fifth Children’s Starred Reviews Annual! In these pages, you’ll find nearly 400 reviews of books for children and teens …

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New Kids' and YA Books: Week of December 11, 2017

Here we round up new and forthcoming children’s titles, including a middle grade ghost-hunting adventure, a guide to puberty, a picture book about …

Books

The New Zealand Wars

Any text added to this Story is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Please check the licences for individual items before …

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Teens

Teens<p>Blogpost<p>Dr Seuss Creation - A Family Challenge Dr Seuss Creation - A Family Challenge<p>By Donna R<p>We are running an exciting competition during …

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Positive Upbeat Media. Good News, Inspirational Stories, Happy Pictures and Videos

Inspiration

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture.

<p>The Kei Truck, or <i>kei-tora</i> for short, is a tiny but practical vehicle that originated in Japan. Although these days it’s widely used throughout Asia …

Art

Aotearoa Reads

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Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>The Crooked Staircase</b> <br>by Dean Koontz<p>In the third Jane Hawk novel, the renegade FBI agent continues her relentless pursuit of the people behind the …