Books

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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

Former U.S. President George W. Bush salutes upon arrival at the airport of Gaborone on July 5, 2012. Bush was in Botswana as part of a cervical and breast cancer awareness campaign. (credit: Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP/GettyImages)

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 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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Parents Get Books Suspended From High School Reading List

There have been seven books suspended from Highland Park schools. The action was taken because a group of parents wanted them off school reading lists. They say the content isn’t age appropriate.

CBSDFW.COM–09/22/2014

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Dark & Twisted Thrillers For “Gone Girl” Fans

You stayed up all night finishing “Gone Girl,” yet your appetite for deeply troubling fiction remains unsatisfied. Fear not, because these books will keep you wrapped in knots.

09/22/2014

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

There are two kinds of people in this world, dog lovers and everyone else. For the first kind, check out these books that will make you want to curl up on the couch your pooch.

09/12/2014

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High School Literary List Causes Kerfuffle With Parents

Sex… profanity… rape. Those are just three of the controversial subjects many parents in the Highland Park Independent School District don’t want their children reading about in school.

09/09/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Trial Begins Over “American Sniper” Story

The widow of killed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will take the witness stand on Tuesday to defend things that her late husband wrote about in his popular “American Sniper” book.

07/08/2014

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