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War in the Classroom: New York Post Style March 18, 2013

In the Koran, the first thing God said to Muhammad was Read. –Alia Muhammad Baker The one and only New York Post is touting an exclusive story today with the following headline: New York approves war-oriented reading textbooks for third-grade classrooms which, as you see above, the local CBS affiliate picked up. The uproar is over the introduction of a book dealing with war into classrooms. Specifically targeted is Jeanette Winter’s 2005 book The Librarian of Basra: A True…

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Prep School Reading List January 16, 2013

You remember The Official Preppy Handbook? First published in 1980, it went on to become the ultimate guide to all things “WASPy.” Above is The Basic Reading List for Prep School life courtesy of Vintage & Anchor Books

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Summer Reading Flowchart for the High School Set June 9, 2012

Are you in high school and looking for some books to feed your mind this summer? has created this handy flowchart featuring 101 books in a variety of genres to help you out.  Warning!!! – if you don’t read this summer your reading skills will deteriorate – guaranteed! Via and USC Rossier Online

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