October 02, 2015

Back to School › Fiction › Reading ›

7 Schools from Fiction We Wish Were Real

Group Of Elementary Age Schoolchildren Running Outside

We put together this list of fictional schools that we wish really existed. While you can only attend these schools in your imagination, we hope you find it inspiring for the new school year.

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August 16, 2015

Fiction › Reading › Seasons › summer ›

10 Classic Reads that Capture the Spirit of Summer

Woman reading a book at the park in the summer.

This summer, here’s your assignment: we challenge you to check off these 10 books from your reading list. Each of these classics evokes something classic about summer.

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June 23, 2015

books › Entertainment › Fiction › Reading ›

Love to Read? So Do These Literary Characters

Love to Read? So Do These Literary Characters by OSAAT Entertainment

There’s something special about book characters who love to read. Often smart and witty, but sometimes misunderstood, they face their own unique challenges. Some of them might seek refuge in literary escape, while others are brilliant but considered “nerdy” by their peers. We look at some of popular and classic literature’s most beloved bookworms.

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May 06, 2015

books › Entertainment › Fiction › Reading ›

Perfect Food Pairings for Every Book Genre

Perfect Food Pairings for Every Book Genre by OSAAT Entertainment

Do you devour books like you devour your favorite dessert? Whether you’re a fan of fantasy or thirsty for a thriller, pairing good food with quality literature gives you double the pleasure. For you ravenous readers, we’ve devised a menu that uniquely fits the genre you’re currently into. Next time you get hungry while binge-reading the latest title on your reading list, consider reaching for a themed snack or meal from our complementary suggestions.

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March 23, 2015

Children's Books › Jaxon Barnes › Kiley's Purple Hat › News ›

Fiction Book for Kids Comes to Life at Elementary School

Students Listen Attentively to Author Jaxon Barnes

Author Jaxon Barnes visited San Fernando Elementary School in Los Angeles, California to share Kiley’s Purple Hat with hundreds of kids. It was an all-day exciting event. The auditorium, decorated in Kiley’s signature flair by parents and students, warmly welcomed the author and the publishers to share Kiley’s imaginative story and colorful illustrations.

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February 01, 2015

Black History Month › Culture › Historical › Inspiring ›

In recognition of Black Heritage Month: A Cultural Celebration

Black Ballerina Performs

Entertainment has long been the leading source of getting through one day to get to the next. The arts are the muse of life.

Whether performing on Broadway: Lorraine Hansberry, Jennifer Holliday; the playwrights: August Wilson, Ntozake Shange; our filmmakers: Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay; the films: The Color Purple, Baadasssss!, Eve's Bayou; the visual arts: Harriet Powers' Bible quilt, Ealy Mays' Last Train to Chihuahua.

From great musicians: Michael Jackson, Nadira Norjahan; the choreographers and dancers: Philadanco, Fist and Heel Performance Group; entertaining us in sports: Muhammad Ali, Gabrielle Douglas, Mo'ne Davis; the books and authors: Americanah, Alex Haley.

To the chancels that hosts these great cultural works: Anacostia Museum, the Scribe Video Center, we honor creators and visionaries, unsung and sung, who have influenced and continue to inspire and add rich context to the arts.

December 14, 2014

Book Release › Children's Books › Kiley › Kiley's Purple Hat › Party ›

Two Sensational Release Parties for Children's Book Kiley's Purple Hat!

Jaxon Barnes reading Kiley's Purple Hat at Book Release Party in Washington DCWe thank ArtJamz Studio, Abrakadoodle, and all of the parents who brought their children to the book release parties for supporting Kiley and allowing her to show you how this wonderful book will make a perfect gift.

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November 10, 2014

books › How-to › Kiley's Purple Hat ›

Caring for Books

Dog cares for books.Here are a few tips to ensure books remain wonderful treasures in your library for years to come.

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November 03, 2014

Books to Read › Entertainment › Reading › Seasons ›

Fall is here! A season with a reason to fall for a good book

Woman reading outsite during fallEach of the four seasons (winter, spring, summer and fall) embrace reasons for reading a book.

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October 27, 2014

Entertainment › Halloween › mystery › Reading › Storytelling ›

What Keeps Readers Gobbling Up Books…

Scared Woman ReadingHalloween is the perfect occasion to reveal one of the oldest and greatest genres that influences life-long reading.

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