Last week, young adult author Maureen Johnson posted a challenge on Twitter: take a book and redesign the cover by switching the gender of the author. For example, what would the cover of Trackers look like if it were written by one “Patricia Carman” rather than Patrick Carman? Or how might the cover of The Scorpions of Zahir change if Christopher – not Christine – Brodien-Jones were the author?
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If you need homework help after school, Brainfuse provides online tutoring for students in grades K-12. Live tutors are available Monday - Sunday, 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
Brainfuse ofrece maestros en español y servicios de tutoría en línea para los grados K-12: disponibles lunes a viernes, 2 PM - 11 PM.
The VICTORY Tutorial Program is looking for volunteers. VICTORY offers free tutoring to students in grades 1-12 at designated branches of the Austin Public Library. Students are matched on a 1:1 basis with volunteers. Download the Volunteer Application now!
Mother's day is this Sunday – how will you celebrate it? Will you give her a piece of artwork, make breakfast in bed for mama, or give her a mother's day out? Will you write a poem for your mama, or give her a bouquet of wildflowers? How will you say "thank you" to her for being your mother?
You know that annoying feeling you get when you finish a really good book? You're driven crazy because you WANT TO KNOW! What happens next?! Is that all?! It's going to be such a long time before you get the next one! Argh! After I finished Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix, I found myself in the grips of the biggest and baddest case of TEABS.