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The Book with No Pictures

The Book with No Pictures

by B. J. Novak

You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except ...here's how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say ... Read More

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!

by Tom Mark Robinson

Readers will enter the laboratory and learn how to conduct cool experiments, understand scientific terms like "photosynthesis," and discover fun facts like how many latex balloons per day can be made ... Read More

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage to Be Who You Are

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage to Be Who You Are

by Maria Dismondy, Kimberly Shaw-Peterson (Illustrator)

How can Ralph be so mean? Lucy is one of a kind and Ralph loves to point that out. Lucys defining moment comes when Ralph truly needs help. Because she knows what she stands for, Lucy has the courage ... Read More

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)

directed by Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
featuring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

From its opening multi-language titles (that sure looks like Swedish) to the closing arrest of the entire Dark Ages cast by modern-day bobbies, Monty Python and the Holy Grail helped to define ... Read More

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

directed by Joel Coen
featuring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles Durning, John Goodman

The writing, directing, and producing team of Joel Coen and Ethan Coen created this picaresque comedy (inspired in part by Homer's The Odyssey ) set in the Deep South during the Depression. Suave ... Read More

'Let’s Get Lost: Exploring the World'

In my early twenties, during arid summers and dry, Southern California winters, I would drive the back country roads of my county with the windows rolled down and the music turned up (Think shoe gaze pop masters Ride, and queue the classic “Let’s Get Lost” if you can find a[…] Read More

'Summer?s Last Hurrah'

The end of summer, so bittersweet. The air is a little cooler, the days a little shorter. Back to school days ahead, vacation days behind us. Why not make the most of the summer days that remain. Don’t let the season end without fitting in another hike, trip to the[…] Read More

'Along the Road'

Summertime and road trips go hand in hand… an ongoing love affair with the car and the open road. Long lazy days behind the wheel, an open agenda and a detour on the backroads. Or maybe a fixed destination, traveling the interstate, Point A to Point B. A trip down[…] Read More