November is a month of history, so this November we are honoring what would be the 103rd birthday of Jean Fritz. She is an author of historical books for children, specifically about those people who played an interesting role at one time in our nation’s history.
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This October we are taking a moment to celebrate famed author and poet Nikki Grimes and her 68th birthday. This fantastic and heartfelt force of nature has been exploring poetry and presenting it to the world since she was 6.
The tenth annual Folk and Roots Festival in Urbana is in full swing today and Saturday. Tonight, Friday, Oct.
As the autumn chill sets in and the nights become longer a sensation of fear and goosebumps begin to crawl along our hearts. October is certainly the month of scares, which makes it the perfect month for famed horror author R.L. Stine’s 75th birthday! For many of us R.L.
Can you spot this famous children’s author in a crowded room? This past September we celebrated the 62nd birthday of the man behind Waldo: The man with the red and white striped hat, large glasses, and ability to blend into any crowd.