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2014-04-14 12:31:18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, the nation's leading advocate for family literacy, announced the launch of a virtual book drive in celebration of its 25(th) Anniversary. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72990 Beginning today, and continuing through Friday, April 25(th), you can visit www.helpthemread.org to vote for your favorite children's book. For every vote cast, Scholastic will donate a...

2013-12-04 23:03:04

80 children's books donated to the RSU 1 Adult Education Sail into Literacy program Bath, Maine (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 SAIL into Literacy was established with funds from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 4 years ago. The program is unique due to the collaboration with Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). The secondary students who participate in the Early Childhood Occupations program at BRCTC, along with their instructor, run an Early Learning Center...

2011-05-09 11:16:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move, Conscience magazine asked leading authors to provide a comprehensive analysis of President Barack Obama's prochoice record. Many in the progressive reproductive rights and women's rights field have whispered it, some have murmured it, but Conscience has finally broken the silence about the administration's abysmal failure to take action on choice issues. David Nolan, the editor of Conscience, said, "In recent...

2010-10-19 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Illiteracy continues to be a problem facing many Americans. In the early 1980's, 35 million adults couldn't read above an eighth-grade level, and 23 million more beyond a fourth-grade level. Today, that number has increased to 30 million people who have below basic literacy skills, with 63 million others who possess very basic literacy proficiency -- a statistic that continues to trouble former First Lady Barbara Bush. Both in and out of the White...

2010-08-23 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Gordon Felt, President, Families of Flight 93: "We are deeply honored that First Lady Michelle Obama will join with Former First Lady Laura Bush and all of us on September 11th to honor the heroes of Flight 93. Their recognition places our personal loss in its truest and most meaningful context." SOURCE Families of Flight 93


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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