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World Wetlands Day – Hope for a better future

The whole universe depends on everything fitting together just right. If one piece busts, even the smallest piece…the whole universe will get busted”. … 759 more words

Beasts Of The Southern Wild (2012)

Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. 502 more words

Movies

Consider Abraham Attah, the child soldier in BEASTS OF NO NATION

In his debut performance as Agu, Abraham Attah delivers what awards analysts like to call a “breakthrough.” Attah is a revelatory tour-de-force in Cary Joji Fukunaga’s  624 more words

Writer's Desk: Music for Writing

In addition to politicians trotting out their newest talking points in between dodging questions, you can occasionally find writers on the Sunday talk shows flogging their newest book. 183 more words

Books

Dear Mama: a Personal Reflection on Beasts of the Southern Wild

By Malialosa Taupule

Daddy said my Mama loved me so much, her heart was gonna blow up.

So she swam away.

And that’s why I don’t gotta Mama. 525 more words

Parenting

This entire film rests on the shoulders of a very young girl and, let me tell you, she carries the weight of it like The Mountain carried the 1,400 pound log that broke a 1,000 year old Viking Strongman record… 18 more words

One-Liners

Quvenzhané Wallis Lands Four-Book Deal with Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Publishing, has announced a 4-book deal with Quvenzhané Wallis – three chapter book series, and a picture book. 357 more words

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