Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination is a well-researched biography which doesn’t put Disney on a pedestal, or takes his side on several issues
Among her many awards and honors, Mrs. Rollins was the first African-American to receive an honorary life membership in the ALA (1972). The children’s room at the Hall Branch Library was named in Rollins’ honor. The Charlemae Hill Rollins Colloquium is held twice a year at North Carolina Central University, where attendees discuss how to improve library services for children.
Gwendolyn Brooks (7 June, 1917 – 3 December, 2000) was an award winning American poet. Ms. Brooks would have been 96 years old today.
Ann Weisgarber wrote The Personal History of Rachel DuPree which is a unique and involved book. This was her first book and an award winning book
When her boss’ son, Isaac, returns from the army Rachel agrees to marry him and move with the ambitious and charismatic man to the Badlands of South Dakota
Check out some Fun Facts about Raymond Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959), creator of the detective Philip Marlowe.
A document written by Rabbi Gurion ben Judah Maccabee and “translated and re-translated from the Hebrew and the English” before being published