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In Our Feeds: Graduation speeches, National Spelling Bee, "maker spaces" and more

Michael Barrett May 29th, 2015

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!

International museum day: Go “Power Up & Read” at museum sleepovers

Michael Barrett May 18th, 2015

Today is International Museum Day!

In celebration of this day, we are annoucing that kids across the nation this summer are going to “Power Up & Read”...

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Meet our pets! Celebrating National Pet Week

Michael Barrett May 8th, 2015

As we wrap-up National Pet Week, the On Our Minds team wanted to introduce you to our better halves - in other words, our favorite canine, feline and avian friends.

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Will these be tomorrow's most brilliant inventions?

Michael Barrett May 7th, 2015

Ever wish you created the best thing since sliced bread? Well, a few kids from around the country got innovative and created what we think are the most "brilliantly...

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In Our Feeds: NYC Literary characters, The Great Gatsby and a book lover's dream home

Michael Barrett April 3rd, 2015

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!

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Save School Libraries: Q & A with Matthew Winner

Michael Barrett March 26th, 2015

Earlier this week, we announced that James Patterson will increase his contribution of $1.25 million to save school libraries to now

Save school libraries: James Patterson raises donation to $1.5 million

Michael Barrett March 23rd, 2015

If you have been reading "On Our Minds" the past few weeks, you know that school libraries need critical help. Today, author James Patterson has stepped up to the plate (...

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Save school libraries: Q & A with Joyce Valenza

Michael Barrett March 19th, 2015

Last week, we announced that James Patterson will donate $1.25 million to school libraries this year in the first-ever partnership of its kind!

Save school libraries: Q & A with John Schumacher

Michael Barrett March 11th, 2015

Earlier this week, we announced that James Patterson will donate $1.25 million to school libraries this year in the first-ever partnership of its kind!

Children and art: How to be art literate

Michael Barrett February 27th, 2015

Most recently, Sesame Street placed the most unlikely of characters in an art museum: Cookie Monster. Our furry, blue friend, mostly known for his insatiable hunger and...

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