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Book review: Leontyne Price, by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Raul Colon

Weatherford, Carole Boston. Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century. Il. Raul Colon. Knopf. 2014. $17.99. unp. 978-0-375-85606-8. Ages 6-9:

Born to poor black sharecroppers in 1927, the singer rose to follow Marian Anderson in breaking the color barrier after a musical education at Julliard, playing Bess in… 75 more words

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"She knew that shadow was not just hers": Leontyne Price biography

Roses at her feet and tears in her eyes, Leontyne bowed. She glimpsed the spotlight casting a shadow. She knew that shadow was not just hers, but her parents’, teachers’, and Marian’s.

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Book review: Draw!

Colon, Raul. Draw! Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, 2014. $17.99. unp. 978-1-4424-9492-3. Ages 4-7:

Confined to his room because of asthma, a boy escapes into a book about Africa and leaves the four walls by drawing his imaginary experiences. 90 more words

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Picture Books : Drawing & Painting & Messing Around!

In my years as teacher, mother, and daycare provider, I have not met a child that did not love to draw and paint. The nice thing about drawing is that they can do it anywhere; all they need is a pencil and a piece of paper (or a permanent marker and a wall—YIKES!) 701 more words

Primary (K-2)

The July Sky


Early in the morning on July 2, 2014, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 was launched into space from Vandenberg AFB on a Delta-II rocket. 216 more words

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