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An AbyD Author Remembers Her Past To really get to know the world that Patricia Norki Nater writes about in her recent AcuteByDesign book, Dance of the Antelope, which takes place in Ghana, we asked her to tell us a … Continue reading

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The good wishes were indeed “heartfelt” when over a dozen of Cynthia “Cyn” MacGregor’s friends and associates gathered in her home for a double celebration, marking not only her birthday but also the release of Heartfelt, the Special Reindeer. Seating … Continue reading

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The last week of September is the nationally recognized “banned books week,” during which the books that have been banned or challenged in schools, libraries, and other institutions are celebrated for the contributions they provide. It is precisely these kinds of books ­ … Continue reading

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  We are proud and happy to announce we will shortly publish our first bilingual children’s book, Mari’s Journey, by Kathleen Delaney. The book tells the story of a curious Emperor butterfly named Mari. In the story, she travels through … Continue reading

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  This will be part of a series of posts about what lessons we can learn from different famous figures – whether they are authors, artists, thought leaders, politicians, humanitarian figures, or those important to diversity in this world. The … Continue reading

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Do you know what leitmotifs are? Did you know that they can help learning-disabled students begin reading and that they are used widely in Cory Hills’s book and CD project The Lost Bicycle? By now, you’ve likely seen Cory Hills’s … Continue reading

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The Library of Congress announced this week that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the country’s new U.S. poet laureate and its first-ever Latino appointee. Herrera represents all that we celebrate at AbyD – he’s diverse and multicultural – the child … Continue reading

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