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August 29, 2014

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Q&A: Meet the Creator of Ms. Marvel, the First Female American-Muslim Superhero

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Hey librarians, here’s a chance to introduce your patrons to Marvel’s first female American-Muslim superhero. SLJ talks to the creator behind Ms. Marvel, a teenage superhero who fights crime and happens to not eat bacon.

The First Lady and Discovery Education Collaborate on Virtual Field Trip During Visit to China

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First Lady Michelle Obama visits China, hoping to soothe U.S. China relations, and keeping in the mind efforts to enhance the role of the digital classroom experience between nations.

NYC’s Bank Street Center to Host Free Kid Lit Panels Ahead of 4th Annual BookFest

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Later this month, the Bank Street College of Education’s Center for Children’s Literature (CCL) will begin a series of three free panel discussions moderated by Leonard Marcus, curator of “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter,” the critically acclaimed exhibition currently on view at the New York Public Library. The series will be followed by CCL’s 4th annual BookFest @ Bank Street on October 19, featuring the award-winning Kate DiCamillo as keynote speaker.