Staying Young (Adults and Teens)

'Brown girl dreaming' wins National Book Foundation award - National Book

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Pamela Kramer - "Brown Girl Dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson has won the 2014 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The award was announced on November 19, 2014. While Woodson has been a National Book ...

The Smart Marketing Tactics Lionsgate Leveraged to Build the $1.5 Billion Hunger Games Franchise ‹ SSN Insider

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John Robert Marlow - How do you market a film to a young adult audience wherein 23 kids are killed in brutal battle? That was the conundrum posed to the marketing team at Lionsgate, who in 2012, were tasked with promot...

'Lemony Snicket' author sorry for 'racist' joke -

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CNN - (CNN) -- Jacqueline Woodson's big win at the National Book Awards on Wednesday was briefly eclipsed by a racially charged joke. After Woodson accepted an award for her memoir "Brown Girl Dreaming,"...

8 fundamental Internet lessons to teach your kids

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Mashable - With two things as rapidly changing as the Internet and a child's development, sometimes safety settings aren't enough. Besides built-in precautions like Google SafeSearch, what should parents teac...

Red Star Belgrade fan stabbed to death before basketball match in Istanbul | Sport

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The Guardian - A 25-year old Red Star Belgrade fan was stabbed to death in violence before the team’s Euroleague basketball match at Galatasaray in Istanbul on Friday, the Serbian consul in the Turkish capital to...

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Walmart Black Friday 2014 - Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals Wiki Guide - IGN

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IGN - As with previous years, Walmart will be having a multi-stage sale. At certain points throughout the day on Thursday and Friday, different products will be on sale. Make sure to look closely at when...

The Leadership Playbook: Chart Your Own Course

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Pam Moore - When Walter Isaacson released his biography of Steve Jobs, there were countless articles written about what you can learn about leadership from Steve Jobs. There isn’t a day that goes by that the I...

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