Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis

Fairfax County, Va., changes high school’s name from Robert E. Lee to John Lewis Continue reading at 'MarketWatch.com'

[ MarketWatch.com | 2020-07-24 15:01:13 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 14:46:45 UTC ]
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John Lewis’s final meditations on activism, spirituality, politics and love

From a civil rights icon, reflections on history and advice for today’s activists. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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How notoriously private poet Mary Oliver once saved a depressed high school student’s life.

On this day in 1935, the highly acclaimed poet Mary Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. Oliver, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and later the National Book Award for Poetry in 1992, was by all accounts a private person who sought solace in the natural world. Throughout the course of her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:24:16 UTC ]
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At a Chicago high school, helping refugee students navigate American life

They deal with homework, teenage romance — and often, larger burdens, Elly Fishman writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Joanna Ho Knows the Virtue of Patience. She’s a High School Vice Principal

Her debut picture book is a best seller, but the road to get there wasn’t always easy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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Praising the life of John Lewis, and skipping the complexities

Jon Meacham highlights the late civil rights leader’s determination and decency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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John Lewis, Heroic Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 80

Rep. John Lewis, a fearless leader during the Civil Rights Movement, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Honor, and the author of the March trilogy, a graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement and the first work of comics arts to receive a National Book Award, died on July 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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John Blake scoops county lines book from Sky's Farrell

​John Blake has scooped the first book examining the county lines drug-dealing phenomenon, written by Sky journalist Jason Farrell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 14:28:29 UTC ]
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In ‘High School,’ Tegan and Sara Quin reflect on coming out and hitting it big

In alternating chapters, the twin musicians look back at their tumultuous teen years. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-17 20:37:52 UTC ]
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The 6 Coolest Campuses Featured in High School Manga

Kick in the new academic year with these high school manga series and the unusual campuses their characters attend every day. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-13 10:39:40 UTC ]
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Lee Child's Night School named UK's most borrowed library book

Night School by Lee Child (Bantam Press) was the most borrowed library book of 2017/18, according to new statistics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:43:10 UTC ]
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Revisiting Jill Johnston’s Critique of Robert Bly and ‘Iron John’

In 1992, Jill Johnston wrote for the Book Review about Robert Bly’s 1990 book “Iron John,” in which he analyzed classic fairy tales and applied them to 20th-century masculinity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-02 20:48:44 UTC ]
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High school softball: Monday's scores

Arroyo Valley 9, Academy for Careers and Exploration 7 Bishop Amat 5, St. Paul 3 Chino 8, Glendora 3 Coachella Valley 9, Cathedral City 0 Connelly 20, Summit View West 0 CSDR 26, La Sierra Academy 18 Diamond Bar 23, Fountain Valley 2 Discovery 11, Lakeview 0 Dorsey 8, Bright Star 6 Fairfax 6, Los... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High school basketball: California regional results and updated pairings

BOYS BASKETBALL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL OPEN DIVISION Regional quarterfinals, Wednesday Sierra Canyon 82, San Diego Torrey Pines 38 Westchester 74, Rancho Christian 57 Mater Dei 68, Bishop Montgomery 53 Corona Centennial 76, Fairfax 75 Regional semifinals, Saturday, 6 p.m. #4 Westchester at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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