Friday, June 22, 2018

RT/RP: 11 Great Books About Apes


Koko's ASL teacher co-wrote this classic children's book about the gorilla's bond with the perfect companion — followed by a whole brood of little kitty friends. Slightly older kids can move on to the sequel, Koko's Story, about the 14 years Patterson ...and more »


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Netflix makes an underwhelming comics debut with The Magic Order


Mark Millar is a major force in Hollywood, making bank on film adaptations of his creator-owned comics Wanted, Kick-Ass, and The Secret Service (which became Kingsman on screen) and playing a significant role in superhero movies by writing the ...


Netflix Teams With Dark Horse To Bring 'Stranger Things' To Comics
Now Netflix is bringing the extended story world of Stranger Things to comics through a multi-year partnership with top-tier independent publisher Dark Horse Comics, announced yesterday. The agreement calls for Dark Horse to publish a line of comics ...




RT/RP What can we say, except...it happens? 13 Movies That Are Better Than Their Books (Really):

RT/RP What can we say, except...it happens? 13 Movies That Are Better Than Their Books (Really):


RT/RP: Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading


Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl shares her under-the-radar reading recommendations with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep. This year's picks include mysteries, nonfiction and a fantasy story for young readers. (These recommendations have been edited for ...


Thursday, June 21, 2018

RT/RP: Read These 3 Books on the Toll of Migration on Children


Over the last couple of weeks, public outcry over the separation of children from their parents at the United States-Mexico border has intensified, sparking conversations about the toll of migration on minors. These books, including a novel in which a ...


RT/RP The Essential Anthony Bourdain Reading List:

RT/RP The Essential Anthony Bourdain Reading List:


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

RT/RP Pride and Prejudice quiz alert! Which Bennet sister are you?

RT/RP Pride and Prejudice quiz alert! Which Bennet sister are you?


The Incredibles 2's ties to Golden Age Marvel Family comics is ...


The Parr family, who fly under the moniker of “The Incredibles” in Disney-Pixar's superhero franchise of the same name, has spent the last fourteen occupying a ...and more »


Dark Horse announces line of 'Stranger Things' comics | EW.com
The first series launches this September and portrays Will's experience in the Upside Down.




RT/RP: Two New Books From Australia, Unconstrained by Literary Convention


Born in 1939, Gerald Murnane is an Australian author of 14 books of memoir and fiction, each of which is wonderfully unusual in that it takes as its focus the mental images Murnane sees while he writes, the scenery surrounding those images and the way ...


RT/RP: Lively narrators, rich context make these middle-grade books shine


History, ethnicity, and questions of belonging and purpose form a rich backdrop for several of the best books for middle-grade readers this summer. One of the finest new releases is The Night Diary, by Veera Hiranandani. This powerful work of ...


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

RT/RP: Regional books: “Wild Fire,” “The Last Cowboys” and more


In 2015, more than 68,000 fires burned 10 million acres in the United States. The number and severity of wildfires are growing due to climate change, increased use of mountains and wilderness areas and human carelessness, writes Heather Hansen in “Wild ...


RT/RP: How to Kill a Character: The Checklist Infographic

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RT/RP: FREE! Writing Narrative Endings Printable anchor chart- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini

RT/RP: FREE! Writing Narrative Endings Printable anchor chart- Young Teacher Love by Kristine Nannini


RT/RP: The Bats Help Preserve Old Books But They Drive Librarians, Well, Batty


The librarians want people to know Joanina for its books and the knowledge they contain, not for its flying mammals. Instead of fielding scholarly inquiries about rare, hand-illustrated Bibles or century-old world atlases, staff members find themselves ...


RT/RP 25 bunny books because

RT/RP 25 bunny books because


Monday, June 18, 2018

Startup AHOY! Comics Deploys Dark Humor, Top Talent To Land Sophisticated Readers


Just when you thought the comics publishing landscape was fully saturated, another player is coming to the table banking on a new format, twisted humor and blue-chip pedigree to reach readers looking for a different spin on familiar comics tropes and ...


Startup AHOY! Comics Deploys Dark Humor, Top Talent To Land ...
Just when you thought the comics publishing landscape was fully saturated, another player is coming to the table banking on a new format, twisted humor and ...




RT/RP Celebrate Eid with these awesome Muslim characters!

RT/RP Celebrate Eid with these awesome Muslim characters!