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Orphaned Kitten Clings to Her Human After They Saved Her from Uncertain Fate...

A little motherless kitten fell asleep cuddling with her human after they saved her from an uncertain fate.<p>Supplied by Bridget and Sarah<p>On June 12, a …

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Cop Comforts Lost Kitten At Police Station — And Decides To Be Her New Dad

“That little face … I was done."<p>The evening shift at the Lakeland Police Department had just begun when a call came in about a tiny kitten wandering …

Apple TV accessory makers can now use App Launch, Wi-Fi configuration, VoiceOver and other iOS features on tvOS

tvOS 10 updates have included new user features like smarter Siri, HomeKit support, dark mode, and the new TV app with Single Sign-on so far. With tvOS 10.0.1, first released back in October as a minor bug fix and security improvement, Apple quietly included support for a handful of new features to …

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Top 10 illustrated children's novels that open the door for reluctant readers

Illustrated books and graphic novels were my way in.<p>Without them, I’d never have read a thing, never written a word.<p>They took away the fear and opened my eyes to the adventures that were out there, waiting.<p>Phil Earle is the new BookTrust writer in residence<p>Read more<p>Now I talk about reading in …

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17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson and Hermione Granger, the "Harry Potter" character she played for a decade, have at least one thing in common: They <i>love</i> to read.<p>After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's …

A Library AND a Makerspace

Recently I read an article discussing how libraries are converting to makerspaces. I found this wording dangerous because I love libraries and my …

World Book Day 2015: what to wear

Great costume ideas here for World Book Day on 5 March. Share your best costumes and how you made them by emailing childrens.books@theguardian.com– we’ll add them to this gallery (and the best costume idea will win £50 in National Book Tokens)<p>Also find step-by-step ingredients guides on how to …

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Search for the funniest children's books of the year – the Lollies shortlist

The Lollies book award is a celebration of the funniest new children’s books (the LOL stands for Laugh Out Loud!).<p>Michael Rosen, head judge for the Lollies shortlist, told us: “funny books never win the awards… even though they have as important a role to play as the wonderful serious books. I’m …

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A 2016 Picture Book Preview, Featuring Iacopo Bruno, Bryan Collier, Laura Dronzek, Rick Lieder, Josée Masse, Yuyi Morales, Zachariah OHora, and Red Nose Studio

Pictured above is one of the characters from Ame Dyckman’s upcoming picture book (coming in April), illustrated by Zachariah OHora. I love this …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Masterpieces Turned into 3D Printed Sculptures for Blind and Visually Impaired People to Enjoy

When admiring an artistic masterpiece, we often think about the artist behind the work, the medium itself, and perhaps the inspiration behind the work. What we don't typically consider is that we're fortunate enough to actually see what's before us. “There are many people in the world who have …

iPhone’s M7 motion processor to integrate with Maps as Apple develops indoor mapping, public transit

Besides the main 64-bit A7 processor in the new iPhone 5s, Apple has included a dedicated motion co-processor called the M7. The chip powers many of the sensor technologies in the iPhone, such as the accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope in order to move the weight off of those technologies from …

Does Twitter Have a Growth Problem?

Is Twitter growing fast enough?<p>This seems like an odd question to ask, since the company has just told the world that it’s getting ready to go public.<p>…

10 Beautifully Illustrated Children's Books Made For The iPad

Today, more and more kids are using iPads, and with the technological possibilities of the platform, books are now presented, read and interacted …

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Websites To Download Free Audio Books – Best Of

Audiobooks are basically <b>audio recordings of your favorite books</b> narrated by a professional or a renowned celebrity. There are <b>many advantages</b> of an …

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads For Kids 9-14

As we enter the last stretch of summer before school starts again, we present our big annual book list — and this year, we're focusing on great reads for kids.<p>Back in June, NPR's Backseat Book Club — our book club for young readers — asked you, the NPR audience, to nominate your favorite books for …

25 YA Books For Adults Who Don't Read YA

You've heard of The Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter and now you're ready to visit the teen or "young adult" section at your local bookstore but not sure where to start. We suggest giving these 25, excellent YA books a try. Ready for a role reversal? Fans of YA! Here are 25 adult books our …

Keeping Public School Libraries Relevant

Public school libraries have always served an admirable purpose in education. In an indirect way, K-12 libraries have given students support in …

Back to School! — @TLT16 Teen Librarian Toolbox

We can’t deny it any more: It is August. It is technically still summer, but many of us are now thinking back to school. In fact, I even went out and …

Confessions of a Part-time Reader by Sue Fliess

Posted by CBethM on August 7, 2013 in Author Posts | 5 Comments<p>I have a confession—or five—to make. I do not have an MFA in writing. I am not going …

The New Explosion in Audio Books

How They Re-emerged as a Rare Bright Spot in the Publishing Business<p>Cory Wilbur, a 25-year-old software engineer in Boston, never used to read much. He barely cracked a book in college and would read one or two a year on vacation, at most.<p>But in the past year, he's finished 10 books, including Dan …

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