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What you (an adult) should read next, based on your favorite children's book.  ‹ Literary Hub

What you (an adult) should read next, based on your favorite children’s book. ‹ Literary Hub

June 17, 2022, 12:36pm Honestly, I cannot believe I have not done this list yet because I (an adult) think about children’s books a lot, despite not having kids or really knowing any. (The pandemic hit before the majority of my colleagues procreated, so I have not properly bonded with their offspring at staff picnics; …

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Parent Slammed for Not Letting Daughter Spend Birthday Money on Book

Though most parents want to their kids to get books, one parent is being dragged on Reddit for not letting their daughter use her birthday money on an expensive title. Writing for the popular subreddit r/AmITheA**hole, u/Throwaway_18995 earned over 3,200 upvotes and 2,800 comments for their post, “[Am I the A**hole] for not buying my …

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I Heard What You Said by Jeffrey Boakye review – reflections of a Black school teacher | Society books

How should the education system address the problem of Black boys?” It’s a question commonly asked in response to the statistics on exam performance and exclusion rates in the UK when broken down by race. Jeffrey Boakye, a Black male teacher – a rarity in British classrooms – turns that question on her head in …

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Why 'Which is your favorite Harry Potter book and why?'  is the perfect dating app opener

Why ‘Which is your favorite Harry Potter book and why?’ is the perfect dating app opener

We all know the current state of online dating is a hellscape. But no matter how bad it gets, it’s likely that you’re still going to fill out your silly little profile and swipe on your silly little apps and go out on your silly little dates. Let’s at least try to save you some …

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Protesters remove youth LGBTQ books from Columbia SC library

The non-profit political advocacy group Catholic Vote launched a campaign earlier this year to remove LGBTQ children’s books from public libraries. Someone opposed to children’s books with an LGBTQ focus appears to be protesting by checking out every book in a Pride Month display at a Columbia-area library. “To protect our children and the community, …

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The Summer I Turned Pretty

‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’: [Spoiler] Bisexual in Amazon TV Series

Warning: The following contains spoilers for The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 1. Proceed at your own risk! One of the bigger changes in The Summer I Turned Pretty‘s transition from novel to TV series involving the character of Jeremiah Fisher (played by Gavin Casalegno), one of two brothers vying for the heart of 16-year-old …

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