Mirrors, windows and sliding doors

We need diverse books because we need books in which children can find themselves, see reflections of themselves. I wrote a piece maybe 1990 it was published which I called “Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors.” And I think that’s really why we — children need to see themselves reflected. But books can also be windows. And so you can look through and see other worlds and see how they match up or don’t match up to your own. But

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Sky Full of Heat – New book by Sebastian Kawa

SKY FULL OF HEAT New Book by Sebastian Kawa Promotion party For quite a while I have been thinking about writing a book about gliding as there seems to be a demand for such publications. The publisher, Sławek Piela approached me but he had a slightly different idea. I wanted to write a ‘technical’ part, how to use lift, ridge, wave etc. He wanted a book aimed at wider audience, not only for pilots. He wanted a book that would

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“The Letter K Song” by ABCmouse.com

Kaylee found a talking frog, and being a kind little miss, she picked up the frog, who asked her, “Would you kindly give me a kiss?” She kissed the frog on the top of his head, then jumped back in surprise. The talking frog turned into a king, right before her eyes! The king gave Kaylee the key to his kingdom, and asked, “Will you marry me?” Kaylee married the king, and they had lots of kids, and forever lived

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Top Five Quotes From The Handmaid’s Tale

Filming with my hair tied back today because a. my fringe is pissing me off, and b. my hair is… I should have washed it last night. So you get ponytail Jaz! Hi! Today we’re going to be doing something a little bit different, but something that I have talked about a few times as being a type of video that I would like to make more of on my channel. And today is my first attempt at doing that…

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#fridayreads May 22, 2015

Hi everyone. I’m Rincey and this is Rincey Reads. Today I’m going to be doing a really casual, really quick Friday Reads. I generally don’t do these either because I don’t know what I’m going to be reading over the weekend and I know it’s going to be a busy weekend so I don’t plan on reading a lot. But also I never used to do videos on Fridays so they were kind of inconvenient when you’re also doing Tuesday/Thursday

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80 Years of Talking Books

RNIB Talking Books service is 80 this year – and to celebrate, we’re making it free, meaning we can bring the gift of reading to even more blind and partially sighted people. Born from one blinded veteran’s tireless effort to overcome the horrors of the First World War, Talking Books broke new ground for the recording industry. When Captain Ian Fraser and the National Institute of the Blind (as it was known then) launched their audio library service in 1935,

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