Young Blood: 14 Books by Authors Under 30 You Need to Know Now

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Ready to pick up a new book but need some literary inspiration? If you find yourself stuck in a rut, picking the same kinds of books from the same authors over and over again, we've got some of the best young authors…
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10 Mother Goose Rhymes You Must Know By Heart

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Mother Goose is, no pun intended, the mother of all nursery rhyme authors! Though history suggests that there was no one person named Mother Goose, the nursery rhymes collectively published under her name, starting…

Wordsmith Wonders: 9 Reasons to Read Poems

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 If you absolutely hated reading poetry (or worse, having to write it) when you were in school, then you probably have a bad taste in your mouth about the whole artistic-expression-through-words thing. The world of…

10 Best Autobiographies by Athletes to Inspire Your Inner Warrior

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 The best autobiographies by athletes give us a unique window into how true sports heroes develop. Nothing motivates like adversity and though top athletes are blessed with natural talent, most never would have reached…

Express Yourself: How to Self-Publish a Book

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If you’ve always wanted to write a book, and your mind is just bursting with stories to tell, then it’s about time you give the world the gift of your voice. The problem is, it can be intimidating to write a book, and it can be really…

14 Unique Spanish Phrases & Expressions You Wish Had English Translations

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Have you ever traveled to Latin America or Spain and been stumped on how to translate an expression into English? Everyone has. In theory, every phrase or word can be roughly translated into English. But when linguists talk about “untranslatable”…

Page Crawling: The 10 Best Books of 2015

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Whether you're looking for gifts or vacation reading material, the best books of 2015 are a great place to start. There's something for everyone: groundbreaking non-fiction to exhilarating novels, explorations of race and gender or inspirational…

Literary Love: 8 Awesome Kids’ Books on Teaching Tolerance

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When it comes to teaching tolerance to your kids, parents need all the help they can get. It can be difficult to discuss tough topics, and you want to teach them how to be a caring, compassionate person, without exposing them to some of the…

20 Happy Monday Quotes to Make It Feel Like Friday

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It's Monday — everyone's least favorite day of the week — which means it's time to break out the happy Monday quotes. If your coffee cup is already looking half empty and you haven't even opened your email yet, these inspirational Monday…