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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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Most Community-Centered Bookstores In DFW

These DFW bookstores are also cultural outposts where people can share ideas, chat with friends and enjoy a variety of social events.

05/20/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores In DFW

Large-chain stores seem to dominate most of the retail world. But if you are looking for something rare, unique and different, then the look no further than an independent bookseller.

04/29/2013

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Survey Finds Increase In E-Reading, Drop In Paper

Pew Internet Research Center survey released Thursday found that the percentage of Americans aged 16 and older who read an e-book grew from 16 percent in 2011 to 23 percent this year.

12/27/2012

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More States Freed From No Child Left Behind Law

Although more than half the states are now exempt from the toughest requirements of the federal “No Child Left Behind” education law, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said his goal remains to help Congress fix the law, not to sidestep the stalled overhaul effort.

07/09/2012

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

State’s Low Special Education Rates Questioned

Teachers and parents say they don’t know why Texas public schools have the lowest percentage of special education students of any state in the country.

07/05/2012

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On The Road: Book In Space

When local author Kevin McGill saw a YouTube video of sushi floating through the sky, he got an idea for his own book that he hoped would make kids want to read.

06/25/2012

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Rescue Dog’s Story Turned Into Children’s Book

Two authors have taken a true story about a small West Texas rescue dog and turned it into a children’s book about second chances and surviving through difficult times.

05/16/2012

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Author Jonathan Franzen Speaks Out Against E-Books

American writer of bestselling novels “The Corrections” and “Freedom” Jonathan Franzen came out swinging against e-books at a speaking engagement in Colombia.

01/31/2012

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Texas Students Improve In Math, Stay Flat In Reading

Texas students exceeded their peers in math. Scores have been improving steadily over the past two decades. Reading is a different story.

11/01/2011

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SAT Reading Scores Fall To Lowest Level On Record

SAT reading scores for the high school class of 2011 were the lowest on record, and combined reading and math scores fell to their lowest point since 1995.

09/14/2011

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Young Reader Horror Book Spooking Keller Parents

A book about mystery solving teens is spooking some Keller Middle School parents, and it has nothing to do with meddling kids.

09/13/2011

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