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Highland Park ISD Reverses, Drops Ban Of 7 Books

Former Wichita Falls ISD superintendent caught up in book ban at Highland Park

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11 Amazing Facts About the Authors of Your Favorite Children’s Books

From champion beaglers to real-life James Bonds, the stories behind these authors are equally as fascinating the books they wrote.

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Books With a Letter Missing Are Better Than the Originals

Remember that time that #BooksWithALetterMissing was trending on Twitter, and it was hilarious? No, because your life consists of more than clicking around the internet all day searching for meaning in your life that you're never going to find? Well, let us tell you -- it was indeed hilarious.

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Google doodle celebrates Maurice Sendak's 85th birthday
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Google ‘Doodle’ Celebrates ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Author Maurice Sendak’s 85th Birthday

Today is famous American author and illustrator Maurice Sendak's 85th birthday, and Google is celebrating with an animated Google Doodle featuring characters from several of Sendak's children's books. Maurice Sendak is

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JK Rowling Reveals Title of New Book, ‘The Casual Vacancy’ — When Can You Buy It?

JK Rowling may have written her last words about Harry Potter, but that doesn’t mean she’s retiring.

The author’s new novel, ‘The Casual Vacancy,’ is set to drop Sept. 27.

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Did Author Morgan Robertson Predict the Sinking of the Titanic in His Book, ‘Futility’?

You know the story: a supposedly unsinkable ship hits an iceberg and meets a tragic end, killing most of the passengers on board. But it wasn’t the the Titanic — it was actually a fictional ship called the Titan, written about in a book published 14 years before the famed Titanic set sail on its doomed voyage.

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Should Parents Pay Big Bucks to Get Their Kids’ Books Published?

Over-indulgent parents aren’t just making kids dumber. They’re also costing themselves money in the process. The latest trend? Shelling out hundreds — or even thousands — of dollars to get books written by their children published.

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J.K. Rowling Finally Releases ‘Harry Potter’ E-Books

Potterphiles, fire up your e-readers. On Tuesday, author J.K. Rowling finally made her wildly popular ‘Harry Potter’ book series available in digital format through her Pottermore website.

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