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    Graduation Speech

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    fights this side of the Cascades, I have a little surprise for all of you sitting in front of me here tonight in your caps and gowns … we ain’t seen nothing yet! One of my favorite books when I was little was "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak. I’m sure many of you here tonight are quite familiar with it. It is about a young boy named Max who loves to dress up in his wolf suit and cause trouble. When his mother disapproves, Max creates a world of make-believe with his imagination in which

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    The Grimm Brothers

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    The Grimm Brothers Any good fairy tale may captivate a child’s (or adult’s) mind, but few could argue that, to be truly enchanting, a tale needs great illustrations. Two of the most influential fairy tale tellers in history were the German Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. Both very intelligent scholars, they knew how to spin a tale in the most effective way possible. However, they had plenty of work just dealing with the tales’ text, so in the area of illustration, they let their younger brother

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    In July of 1987 Frederic G. Melcher would propose an idea to a section of the American Library Association known at that time as the Children’s Librarians Section. The result would be the first children’s book award in the world known as the John Newberry Medal (Newberry Award Manuel). The Newberry Medal was first awarded in 1922 to an author of children’s literature. In 1937 Frederic G. Melcher would suggest that they Illustrators of children’s book should also be recognized. In 1938 the first

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    Dr. Seuss Report

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    House, 1987. Geisel, Theodor. If I Ran the Circus. New York: Random House, 1956. Geisel, Theodor. Oh, the Places You’ll Go. New York: Random House, 1990. Geisel, Theodor. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. New York: Random House, 1960. Sendak, Maurice. The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss. New York: Random House, 1995.

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    Maurice Sendak, a juvenile illustrator, once stated, “There must be more to life than having everything!” The world is filled with consumers. Once a person has what he or she need, he or she wants more. Often, the actions of man reveal that his main priority in life is obtaining everything because he believes that it will make him happy. While attempting to achieve happiness, man often disregards the well being of his fellow man. The characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s modernist novel, The Great

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    When asked about the book Harold and the Purple Crayon, renowned children’s author Maurice Sendak responded by saying, “there are no lessons in ‘Harold.’ You have fun, you do what you like and no one’s going to punish you” (NPR). Written in 1955 by Crockett Johnson, many critics have praised his book, Harold and the Purple Crayon, for delightfully embodying the beautiful innocence and bliss of childhood, one journal saying “Harold and the Purple Crayon has long been celebrated as depicting and encouraging

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    Children’s and young adult literature is part of education resources. This type of literature comprises of written works mostly accompanied by illustrations meant to entertain or to instruct young people. Although the type of literature encompasses written works written for this particular audience (children and young adults), Galda, Liang, and Cullinan (2017) argues that this collection includes books that children and young adults enjoy even if they were not primarily written for them. For instance

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    How Sweet It Isn’t: The Effects of Global Climate Change On the Maple Sugar Industry Global climate change has been the topic of discussion these days in New England, where spring thaw seems to come earlier each year, prematurely driving hundreds of sugar bush operators from their cabins and into the thickets to tap the sweet nectar of the sugar maple. Times and temperatures are changing for these laborers, and the effects of global climate change on the maple sugar industry have not gone unnoticed

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    The Importance of Wordless Picture Books

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    "Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss Children’s pictures books are a staple in every young person’s life, from Dr. Seuss to Maurice Sendak. They shape thoughts, values, provide life lessons, and open them to cultures and experiences they may never get a change to be a part of. Many times, the story has been passed down orally for centuries, before being put to paper. They connect generations to each other. And they manage to do all of this through

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    Censorship in the Classroom

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    Sex. Politics. Religion. The big three: a work of literature is often considered controversial because of its statement about or use of these topics. What makes these and other areas so touchy in the classroom? Why do some parents and concerned community members want controversial materials out of the classroom? In this look at the language of censorship, we must first define censorship, who does the censoring, and why. These will be the first three spotlights for looking at the language

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