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2014-01-27 08:25:03

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. A list of all the 2014 award winners follows: ** John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:"Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures," written by...

2011-01-10 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audiobooks for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. A list of all the 2011 award winners follows: John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature "Moon over Manifest," written by Clare Vanderpool, is the 2011 Newbery Medal...

2010-06-29 14:24:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Just four months away, the 2nd Annual AllyKatzz Tween Summit -- founded by AK Tweens, the nation's leading tween girls' marketing/consulting firm and AllyKatzz.com, the largest COPPA compliant tween girl social networking site -- has been attracting national brands that want to support, empower, and inspire tweens. Joining DOVE go fresh Deodorant and Matching Body Mist as official sponsors are AOL's JSYK, Nestle USA, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group...

2009-10-15 17:04:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter signed copies of a new book for young readers published by Candlewick Press that tells the true-life stories of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and homeowners working to build simple, decent and affordable housing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO) If I Had a Hammer: Building Homes and Hope with Habitat for Humanity by David Rubel, with a foreword by Carter and an afterword by...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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