Books

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Protests After Northwest ISD Student’s Book

There were about 50 people protesting outside of Tidwell Middle School in Roanoke on Monday. This comes after a boy wrote a graphic book about killing his own classmates.

03/23/2015

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Lifetime Of Belongings Tossed On A Dallas Front Lawn

A yard covered in trash left residents in one Dallas neighborhood confused. Realtors assigned to sell the now-foreclosed house had everything removed from inside and placed on the front lawn.

CBSDFW.COM–03/12/2015

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Barnes & Noble To Keep Nook Business

Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores, separate from its retail operations.

02/26/2015

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Controversial Book To Remain In HPISD

Another book that was under fire in the Highland Park ISD will remain on the class syllabus, at least for now.

01/21/2015

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Starts Reading Program

The Facebook founder and CEO announced on his page recently that he has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015, with an emphasis on learning about different beliefs, cultures and technologies.

01/05/2015

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“Clifford” Creator Norman Birdwell Dies

Norman Bridwell, an illustrator whose impromptu story about a girl and her puppy marked the unlikely birth of the supersized franchise “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” has died.

12/17/2014

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Ebola Victim’s Fiancee Has Book Deal

The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan has signed a book deal. Louise Troh’s memoir is scheduled to be released on April 28, and will tell about her life with Duncan.

11/13/2014

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George W. Bush Discusses Book About Father

Former President George W. Bush formally kicks off release of his personal biography of his father with an event at his dad’s presidential library center at Texas A&M University.

11/11/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 10: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium on July 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Pitcher Clayton Kershaw In North Texas Challenging Students

First it was the ice bucket challenge. Now it’s time for Kershaw’s Challenge. The Dodger Pitcher and two-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw kicked it off at Highland Park High School where his pitching career began.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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Texans With Character: JeAuna Evans

JeAuna Evans was bullied when she was in the third grade. Now, in fifth grade, she has written an e-book about the experience in hopes of helping others who are being bullied.

10/31/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films, and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

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HP Superintendent Reverses Banned Books Decision

Highland Park students completing work on their summer reading assignment were well aware of the discussion of which books high-schoolers in the district could read.

CBS 11–09/29/2014

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