In Our Feeds: Books and grapes, golden superheroes, 88 books that shaped America and more!
By Alex on July 13th, 2012
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!
We will start this week’s In Our Feeds off with a funny video of our favorite superheroes going “Golden.”
What do you get when you mix grapes and books? A “library-vineyard” of course! Check out this super cool library in the middle of a vineyard.
Calling all Hunger Games Fans! The film adaptation of Mockingjay will be released in two parts. That’s TWO FILMS for all of us “wannabe tributes” to enjoy. Thank goodness!
From venerable film critic Roger Ebert’s blog comes a list of the 88 books that shaped America, according to the Library of Congress.
When most people think of school, what comes to mind is an environment that challenges our knowledge and creativity. However, according to this article in the Huffington Post, this survey reveals schools are failing to challenge our students.
In this WNYC archive gem from 1945, the author of a book called Babies and Puppies Are Fun gives tips for city mothers on how to have fun with their kids over the summer (assuming that the men were working and the women were at home during the day). Nearly 70 years later, it’s interesting to see how much has changed and how much has not!
P.S. 186 in Harlem may be closed for good, but its beauty lives on as foliage and saplings occupy the school.
And last but certainly not least, we present you with the most popular literacy cat videos of all time!
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