Global Libraries - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation As part of winding-down the Global Libraries initiative, we’ve spent some time thinking about what we’ve learned in our two decades of engagement with and investment in public libraries. The following are what needs and opportunities we believe public libraries must accomplish in order to be embraced – and funded – as the critical community assets they are. Progress Depends on Collaboration The library field remains fragmented, with libraries across different countries and systems disconnected from one another. This lack of connection is detrimental to all libraries.
The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousness James Joyce, Julio Cortazar, Marcel Proust, Henryk Sienkiewicz and Umberto Eco. Regardless of the language they were working in, some of the world's greatest writers appear to be, in some respects, constructing fractals. Statistical analysis carried out at the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, however, revealed something even more intriguing. The composition of works from within a particular genre was characterized by the exceptional dynamics of a cascading (avalanche) narrative structure. This type of narrative turns out to be multifractal. That is, fractals of fractals are created.
Various Authors - (BSFA) British Science Fiction Association Winners for Best Novel - eBookoz Various Authors - (BSFA) British Science Fiction Association Winners for Best Novel | Sci-fi | epub | 44.7 mb | The BSFA Awards are presented annually by the British Science Fiction Association, based on a vote of BSFA members. 10 Nonfiction Books for Teens That Are Total Page-Turners In their world of sometimes-dull textbooks and term papers on often pre-assigned topics, it’s natural for teens to flock to fiction in their spare time. But they would be remiss to overlook some of the amazing nonfiction works that are equally captivating, thought-provoking, and even worldview-affecting. Here are 10 extra-compelling nonfiction books for teens that span all kinds of interests and curiosities. Doodly - Easily Create Whiteboard Doodle Videos In Minutes! FREE Software Updates! We’re continuously updating Doodly with bigger and better features and functionality. Once you own Doodly, we work extremely hard to release weekly software updates with brand new features that we come up with, as well as requests that our brilliant Doodly community submits.
Stephen King's Top 20 Rules for Writers Image by the USO, via Flickr Commons In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for The Atlantic, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all sorts of theories,” he says, “it’s a tricky thing.”
C.L. Polk - Witchmark (World Fantasy Award Winner for 2019) - eBookoz C.L. Polk - Witchmark | Fantasy | epub | 3.1 mb | World Fantasy Award Winner for 2019 ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction – RUSA Update The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year’s best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the United States. The two medal winners will be announced at RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, sponsored by NoveList, during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Seattle, Washington, on January 27, 2019. 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction shortlist titles include: Nonfiction
Information for 2019 Global Read Aloud #GRA19 Time is ticking and the kick off to the 2019 Global Read Aloud is nearing. I hope this collection of information is helpful! For a comprehensive FAQ post, go here The dates are September 30th – November 8th, 2019 – you can fall behind, just don’t read ahead. Picture book study The work of Yuyi Morales – creator extraordinaire.