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2011-06-02 10:01:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Only three days remain during which children's art collectors and children's book lovers can bid on twelve original works of art featuring some of the most beloved characters in children's literature to benefit children's literacy organizations. The pieces, created by twelve top children's illustrators, are at auction on charitybuzz.com through June 5, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO ) Net proceeds from the...

2011-05-18 12:41:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, invites aspiring artists age 18 and older to submit an original artistic interpretation of what it means to Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life., the fundamental message of the company's global literacy campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO ) The contest was launched in concert with the Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. charity art...

2011-05-06 09:30:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve original works of art created by some of the top children's book illustrators and featuring some of the most beloved characters in children's literature are now available on auction at charitybuzz.org through June 5, 2011. Net proceeds from the auction will benefit the literacy organizations Reading Is Fundamental and Reach Out and Read, organizations that provide books to underserved children and are suffering from recent federal funding...

2010-04-13 11:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Shannon, senior vice president of Product Management, Marketing and Strategy for Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has been elected to the ten-person Board of Directors of AIM, the international association for bar code, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and enterprise mobile computing. Savi is a leading provider of wireless supply chain and asset management solutions. (Logo:...

2008-09-08 15:00:43

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter, Jenna Bush, co-authors of the book "Read All About It!" will join the authors and special guests presenting at the 2008 National Book Festival (http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/), organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and Mrs. Bush. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, rain or shine, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between 3rd and 7th streets. The festival is...

2008-07-14 09:00:44

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by Mrs. Laura Bush, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, rain or shine, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between 3rd and 7th streets. The festival is free and open to the public. Among some 70 authors and illustrators participating this year are Tiki Barber, Marc Brown, Warren Brown, Kimberly Dozier, Arthur Frommer and Pauline...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.