Tag: Mark Twain

To Kill a Mockingbird and Huckleberry Finn Dropped From School

To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are being eliminated from the curriculum in the Duluth, Minnesota school district. Their reasoning is that "the classic novels’ use of racial...

FOUND: Lost Works of Mark Twain

When author and American icon Mark Twain was in his late twenties, he worked as a newspaper reporter. Writing articles for a California paper then known as the San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle....

Mark Twain Turns 176

L. McMaken 12-8-11 Cincinnati, OH   November 30th marked the 176 birthday of the iconic American author, Mark Twain. His death coincided with the passing Hailey's Comet, as did his birth 75 years earlier. Perhaps the...
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SCHOLASTIC RESOURCES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS THROUGH SUMMER READING

SCHOLASTIC EXPANDS AND ADAPTS RESOURCES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AND ACCELERATE LEARNING THROUGH SUMMER READING Many districts, from New York City to San Francisco, are announcing...

Former Vice President Mike Pence to Publish His Autobiography

Former Vice President Mike Pence will publish his autobiography with Simon & Schuster. This currently untitled book is the story of Pence’s faith and...

SNEAK PEEK: THE ARTIST BY CHRISTIE STRATOS

THE ARTIST BY CHRISTIE STRATOS HISTORICAL SUSPENSE AT ITS BEST WITH THIS SHORT STORY WITHIN THE DARK VICTORIANA COLLECTION An ad in the newspaper. A Civil...