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.Read article →
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.Read article →
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.Read article →
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.Read article →
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.
We 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.Read article →