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Newbery Challenge Update X

Although I have read eight more Newbery books since my last update, I will only share two this evening.

The two books are both by Mabel Leigh Hunt. 302 more words


Lionsgate Developing A 'Naruto' Live-Action Movie

A handful of popular Japanese manga/anime series have been rumored to get live-action Hollywood movie adaptations in recent years, though the majority of them have yet to gain much traction ( 472 more words


Even when searching for a good Bible-based church, be sure to use wisdom in your choice

(I stumbled across this on the Internet and this preacher, Argy Rodes ironically reminds of me a local pastor whom I was associated with not too long ago. 1,091 more words

Happy Birthday, P.T. Barnum

Nobody ever lost a dollar by underestimating the taste of the American public.

There’s a sucker born every minute.

Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing! 36 more words

Study Break

July 5 in history

1295  Scotland and France formed an alliance, the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England.

1316  Battle of Manolada between the Burgundian and Majorcan claimants of the Principality of Achaea. 759 more words


Adam's Fun Facts: Howard Hughes, P.T. Barnum, Wile E. Coyote & More

P.T. Barnum has been misquoted all these years.  Who is faster, a coyote or a roadrunner?  Who paid $5.4 million for a casino just to take an annoying sign down?  138 more words