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From 1852 published Uncle Tom’s Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe for Last Year’s Challenge “MAUS” Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the Holocaust has been the subject of debate by some people who want to control what others read. Each year the American Library Association compiles a new list of banned and challenging books, considered … Read more

The Children’s Book Fair and Fall Garden Fair are back in full force this weekend | Evening Summary

The 35th annual Children’s Book Fair and the 61st Fall Garden Fair return in full for the first time this weekend, after two years of mini- or lapsed festivities due to the pandemic. The weekend kicks off with the Fall Garden Fair, a counterpart to the Spring Fair and Chicago’s oldest community garden sale. It … Read more

“Bella’s Fall Coat” and other nostalgic picture books to read with your kids

If you’re in the mood for a fall day, add these nine readings to your library holdings, and you won’t regret it. (Kitchen, Shutterstock) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes Salt Lake City – Homemade soup, long buttons, and everything pumpkin-flavored loom large as fall arrives in the Beehive State. It’s that time of year when … Read more