Dan Vera is a D.C.-based poet who has made many contributions to the literary landscape of Washington, not least of which is the fabulous DC Writers' Homes website, which maps the houses where writers lived and worked right here in DC.
Do you think the Golden Rule holds meaning for today's dating scene?Do you treat your dates the way you want them to treat you?Are you being treated right?Come to Teen Space to browse a display of dating etiquette books along with novels and poems about romance.
Take a sensitive look at this serious subject. “DisordR, The Play,” starring Hilary Kacser, reveals humor as the heroine, Pakrat Patty, laughs to keep from crying. Share her struggle with Collector-itis and Disposophobia as she fights her Obsessive Compulsion: Never to let go.
I have to admit, I’m not a huge fan of horror movies. The onscreen blood and gore turns my stomach, and I don’t like the surprises of a killer/monster/zombie horde leaping out and winnowing down the cast. But horror in a book I can usually take, especially if there’s a great story behind it. A good example would by
The change of season is a wonderful time to introduce early literacy skills with babies and toddlers. The National Research Council recommends that children enter school with specific skills that prepare them to benefit more from classroom instruction.
Diane S. Nine, local author and president of Nine Speakers Inc. will share expert tips and strategies from her book, GET PUBLISHED: A Guide to Literary Tips, Traps & Truth. Nine Speakers Inc. is an entertainment agency representing people across the world in a number of areas including the literary, theatrical, film and television arenas.
At last, the tree in the hall just outside the Children's Division has burst forth in blossoms, revealing its true identity -- it is a cherry tree! Just like the famed Washington, D.C. cherry trees that are blooming along the Tidal Basin.Enjoy the history and beauty of the District's favorite flowers at home or all year-round with these great children's books: