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Muir’s Words Continue to Inspire Love of Nature
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Muir’s Words Continue to Inspire Love of Nature

by Alexander Pavlicin

John Muir, often called “The Father of Our National Parks” wrote about the beauty of America’s natural lands and the spiritual interconnectedness of humanity and nature. His writings influenced a grieving President Theodore Roosevelt to establish additional national parks, monuments, and federally-protected forests. President Barack Obama continued the legacy, using executive action to protect more than 265 million acres of public land and water. As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary, Muir’s words continue to inspire people of all ages to enjoy nature and preserve our natural resources. […]

Colleges Gift Book to High School Leaders
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Colleges Gift Book to High School Leaders

by Alexander Pavlicin

Many colleges and universities across the US partner with high schools to ceremonially award College Book Awards to exceptional high school upperclassmen, usually juniors. Each award recognizes a certain area of excellence and achievement, such as talent in music or the arts, academic success, political advocacy, or service in the community. What separates a College Book Award from other acknowledgements of high achievement is the unique gift each college provides—a book. […]

BookExpo America 2016 Photoblog
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BookExpo America 2016 Photoblog

by Meagan Frank and Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito

We had a book-loving good adventure at Book Expo America 2016 in Chicago in May, looking for Books Make a Difference stories. Inspired by multi-faceted storytelling—from famous and beloved all-stars to emerging teen authors, singer-songwriters who speak in poetry to 3D multimedia entertainers, publishers focused on social empowerment to satirists empowering citizens through humor, writers born of heartache and perseverance to those who would drop a book deal to keep their point of view—we bring you our #BEA16 photoblog. […]