The title of this book, "Texts from Jane Eyre and Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters," is intriguing, especially if you love to communicate with text messaging, as so many people do.
Focus on comics and graphic novels at Urbana library
Get Graphic @ The Urbana Free Library will feature three events this month about comics and animation, with the first being "Comics and Comix and Graphic Novels and Damian Duffy."
"Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina" (Knopf 2014) by Michaela DePrince is a memoir co-written with her adoptive mother, Elaine DePrince.
Mabinty Bangura is born to loving parents in war-torn Sierra Leone. She's ridiculed in her tribe due to her skin pigment condition, vitiligo, which makes her skin appear spotted. She's a cast-out nicknamed "leopard."
Champaign Public Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.
Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.
UCLA's John Wooden was one of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, winning 10 national championships during a 12-year run from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s.
By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06
Several years ago, Judith Kitchen and I published an anthology of poems about birds, and since then, I keep finding ones I wished we'd known about at the time. Here's one by Barbara Ellen Sorensen, who lives in Colorado.
Under warm New Mexico sun,
we watched the pelican place