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Saturday, January 21, 2006

Anticipation

If you're interested in children's literature or literature for young adults, you are probably looking forward to Monday, January 23, when the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Printz Award, and several other awards will be announced. We'll post the results here.

The results of our 2006 "Mock Newbery" and similar "guess the award winner" elections are posted on our web site:
Mock Newbery (Fiction through about age 12)
Mock Caldecott (Picture books)
Mock Sibert (Non-fiction)
Mock Printz (Fiction for middle and high school)

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

And the winners are...

2006 Golden Globe Awards

Monday, January 16, 2006

Newspaper articles about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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This free archive of 50,000 newspaper pages about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., contains original stories about events in Dr. King's life including the Montgomery bus boycott, the "I Have a Dream" speech, and his assassination on April 4, 1968, as well as thousands of other headlines detailing his life and work. This special database is provided by NewspaperARCHIVE.com.