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Awards: The Long List

Awards—we all want them, but why?

Most authors rely on publishers to submit for book awards. The publisher works within a fixed budget and may only enter a few awards competitions.  549 more words

Publishing

King of the Hills 02/07/2015

It was a perfect day for airsoft at the Air Farm in Newberry.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Air Farm, it’s an expansive field, one of the larger AOs (Area of Operations) in the state.   1,095 more words

Airsoft

American Library Association and Flora & Ulysses #ALAyma

Today was a big day in the children’s book world.  It was like the Oscars for youth books.  There was all kinds of excitement as the American Library Association presented the 2015 Youth Media Awards.  681 more words

Read Aloud Books

And the winner is...

It is that time of the year where actors don tuxedos and ball gowns and stroll the red carpet to see which films will get recognized as best of the year. 265 more words

Books

Oswald's Bear Ranch - Newberry

One of the more unique attractions in the Upper Peninsula, Oswald’s Bear Ranch gives visitors to the area the chance to get up close and personal with more than 20 bears. 399 more words

Family Trips

Homecoming by Cynthia Voight

Homecoming by Cynthia Voight is the story of four children on their own. The oldest, Dicey Tillerman who is still young enough to pass as a boy when she needs to, leads her three siblings on a cross-country journey in search of a home.   722 more words

Book Review

The Dream Becomes Real: Touring the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Site

Bend, Oregon — On a crisp fall day in late-September, three white vans crept up a winding Oregon dirt road lined with thick forestry. The pitted, unwelcoming path made for a rough ride — a likely indicator that many don’t often brave the ride to the top of the crater. 1,001 more words

Alternative Energy