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April 2nd is International Children’s Book Day. It is sponsored by IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People. IBBY is a non-profit organization that was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1953. Today, it is composed of 75 National Sections all over the world. It represents countries with well-developed book publishing and literacy programs, and other countries with only a few dedicated professionals who are doing pioneer work in children's book publishing and promotion.

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Mar 24, 2016

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This week many Christians all over the world will be celebrating Easter, though the Orthodox Christians in the United States will be celebrating Easter on May 1. The Orthodox plan their celebration based on the Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian calendar as the rest of the world does. But this week also has some other special days.

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"The best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst" is what historian Wallace Stegner claimed about our national parks. 100 years: Let’s celebrate! On August 25, 2016, the National Park service will celebrate 100 years of preserving and making more accessible many natural wonders and historic places of the United States. http://www.nps.gov/subjects/centennial/index.htm. Several national parks had already been established prior to the passing of the “Organic Act” in 1916 which brought all those parks under one management, “to both preserve park resources and make them available to tourists, form[ing] the legal foundation stone of the system”. (Dilsaver, 10)

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