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A monthly literary series featuring Haitian and Caribbean authors presented by THELAR Management Group in partnership with North Miami Public LibraryTHELAR Management Group and North Miami Public Library are honored to launch “Meet the Author/Rankont ak Otè a”, a monthly literary series featuring Haitian and Caribbean authors. This event aims to promote Haitian and Caribbean Literature as well as Haitian Creole Language in the United States and particularly in South Florida while connecting youth of Haitian and Caribbean descent to their roots.
Children have enough to worry about without the messy disruption of a new baby. Shelf Awareness found three recent picture books that may offer some comfort to the Invaded Ones. In Alphonse, That Is Not Okay to Do!(Candlewick), by British author-illustrator Daisy Hirst (The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head), Natalie's little brother Alphonse is okay at first.
What I wanted to do was hopefully complicate the image of veterans of the Iraq War.... At no point did I think that I would be defining the veteran experience.... I was pretty skeptical of anybody who thought they could. --Phil Klay, 2014 National Book Award winner for his story collection Redeployment.
In The Hidden Life of Trees: What they Feel, How they Communicate (Greystone Books), Peter Wohlleben illuminates how trees form underground networks that allow them to grow together and nurture each other. As a forest ranger who has immersed himself in scientific literature, Wohlleben argues that people need to take on a role of stewardship of trees in order to preserve and create healthy forests.
MDC’s Miami Book Fair Opens with One-of-a-Kind Signature Events featuring Trevor Noah, Jorge Ramos, Eoin Colfer, and much more Nov. 13 Space is limited for ticketed events; early registration is encouraged. Book Fair runs Nov. 13 -20!Miami, Oct. 31, 2016 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) world-renowned Miami Book Fair (MBF) opens its star-studded 33rd edition at the downtown Miami Wolfson Campus with a remarkable and exciting program featuring Daily Show host and comedian Trevor Noah, acclaimed journalist and writer Jorge Ramos, international best-selling Children’s author Eoin Colfer, delicious food, games, and great music.
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