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Best New Books For Spring Book Club Picks

Spring has sprung, the weather is warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the season’s hottest books with our favorite girlfriends.

04/13/2015

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Best Book Club Picks For Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!

03/02/2015

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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

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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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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Texas Releases Math, Reading STAAR Results

Almost 80 percent of fifth- and eighth-graders passed the Texas standardized math test on their first try this month while more than 75 percent passed the reading exam.

04/24/2014

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The Joy Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Author: Forming “Wealthy Habits” Can Help You Strike It Rich

There are probably a million books promising to show you how to be a millionaire, but if it was that easy we’d all be wealthy, right? If you take the advice of a recently published book, it’s the things you do every day that can help you strike it rich.

CBS 11–11/07/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes

Kim Barbouin, author of the “Skinny Bitch” book series, shares her favorite vegan recipes. These sweets are both easy to make and delicious, so start baking up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Little Library Becomes Big Hit In Windthorst

Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the country. But one of those ‘little’ libraries has become a ‘big’ hit in one small North Texas town.

08/23/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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