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The Future of Books

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First Book recently celebrated the distribution of our 80 millionth book. While we couldn’t be prouder of the success this represents, we are even more excited about the future of books and our unique opportunity – thanks to the experienced

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Odds and Bookends: August 20, 2010

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pledges $100,000 in children’s books Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has committed $100,000 in new children’s books to school libraries in need if 60,000 people pledge to see Waiting for Superman, a documentary film examining the public education crisis

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Odds and Bookends: July 16, 2010

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Summer Stock: Promoting Literacy in the Community The Texas Woman’s University drama department is partnering with a local Girl Scout troop to promote literacy and the art of theater. This summer program engages kids through activities which are designed around

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Odds and Bookends: August 28

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Remembering Ted Kennedy, America’s Eulogist Vanity Fair’s Todd Purdum remembers Senator Ted Kennedy as America’s “unofficial eulogist laureate.” Frustrated Novelist Julia Child Finally Tops Bestseller List Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking debuts at number one on the

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