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Mystery Doors Open Much for Essay Winners

Posted about 15 days ago by Heather H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, New, Programs, Science Fiction & Fantasy and Teen | Tagged with essay contest, essay winners, fairytales, key to happiness, mystery door, potenial , ruth venner, science fiction, syria, syrian refugee and time travel

This year’s essay contest winners’ found a range of wonders behind their mystery doors. Eighteen judges poured through nearly 1,100 entries, choosing 36 winners and honorable mentions.

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Fabulously Frugal

Posted about 16 days ago by April S

Posted in Business & Investing, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Resources and Self-help & Spirituality | Tagged with budgeting, Business & Economics, consumer education, frugal living, home economics, housekeeping, low budget cooking, money management, personal finance, Sustainable living -- Economic aspects and thriftiness

Frugality isn’t just for cheapskates anymore. Check out this blog post to explore a variety of resources designed to help you save money and live a fabulously frugal lifestyle.

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Best of Fantastic Fiction: Clever, Quirky Fantasy and Science Fiction

Posted about 30 days ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks and Science Fiction & Fantasy | Tagged with adventure fiction, alternate worlds, dark humor, fantasy fiction, magic -- fiction, paranormal fiction, s/f, Sci-Fi, science fiction and scifi

Fans of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman take note! Dark, clever stories with great characters, compelling plots and a wry appreciation for the weird have been gathered for your consumption.

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Celebrate Earth Day: Raising Children to be Environmental Stewards

Posted about 1 month ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and Resources | Tagged with children's literature, earth day, environment, environmentalism, recycling, sustainability and sustainable living

This Earth Day take the time to start a conversation about environmental stewardship. Teaching kids about the need to preserve and protect our environment can be a process that is fun and educational for everyone involved.

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