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so very awesome! UN Women announces Emma Watson as Goodwill Ambassador | UN Women – Headquarters

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Murderous Librarian, huh?

thanks to Carol Tilley (also a comics hero) for sharing this!

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atomstargazer: Science enthusiasm in kids and teenagers, more two stories of year 2012 | Picture edited via Sci-Tech 10-Year-Old Accidentally Creates New Molecule in Science Class Clara Lazen is the discoverer of tetranitratoxycarbon, a molecule constructed of, obviously, oxygen, nitrogen, … Continue reading

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theparacanon: “I do my best to consciously work against gender stereotypes in my writing, for the sake of both girls and boys who read my books. And honestly, the main way I do this is to craft multi-layered characters. I … Continue reading

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buzzfeed: Your real childhood superheroes.  Fred Rogers IS Superman!

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carolinebingleys: ● THE JANE AUSTEN CHALLENGE | DAY 1: Favorite heroine

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gov-info: UN Gov Doc: Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban last year, turned 16 and celebrated her birthday by demanding that world leaders protect the right to education and … Continue reading

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Want to know how an author and illustrator uses his local library on a regular basis? Thanks Ben Hatke, I needed this today! And, just look what Zita is reading! And the books she’s sitting on …  love.

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fuckyeah-nerdery: sigfodr: A version for tumblr that can be read without opening a new tab, since plenty of people would scroll past this story otherwise. The bravest woman on Earth. a heroine for International Women’s Day. To be so courageous.

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Today we consider a library filled with excellent books for children to be almost a basic right of childhood. So it’s shocking to think of a time when children under 14 were forbidden to enter libraries. Or when librarians kept … Continue reading

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