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The Essential Christianity of A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L’Engle’s Christian faith informed her imagination. It was the lens through which she saw the world and wondered, and it was this sense of wonder that led her to contemplate Einstein’s theories. 832 more words


Heart and Soul

Woodson, J. (2014).  Brown girl dreaming.  NY:  Penguin.

In this biography written in verse, the author, Jacqueline “Jackie” Woodson describes her upbringing in Ohio, South Carolina, and Brooklyn. 178 more words


SC - Police ask for help in search for missing boy | WYFF4

NEWBERRY, S.C. — Newberry police are searching for a missing 12-year-old boy.

Officers said Jamaraics Cannon was last seen at 5:26 p.m. Friday leaving AAU basketball practice after school.


Tour The Newberry

One of the many gems of the Chicago archives scene is The Newberry, an independent research library in the humanities. Free and open to the public since its founding in 1887, and home to a collection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, and other printed matter, The Newberry has been collecting archival records and ephemera since the 1940s. 176 more words


Book Awards

This week, our students are learning about some of the most important awards given for children’s literature including: The Newberry, Caldecott, Geisel and Coretta Scott King Awards. 28 more words

Book Awards

Preliminary Research Presentations

On Oct. 18, 16 eager ACM Newberry students anxiously took their seats, and one of their peers stood up to present their research findings of the library and present their working theses and hypotheses during a 10-minute visual presentation in front of ACM Newberry Fellows and Library staff researchers. 508 more words

Newberry Seminar

The Bachmanns: A German-English Pair

August Emanuel Bachmann was born on October 22, 1864.  His baptism record is part of the Salem Lutheran Church books in Farrar, Missouri.  Here is that record. 623 more words