Reach Out and Touch Someone
From the doomed Marguerite's “Anges! Anges radieux! Portez mon âme au sein des cieux!“ during the finale of Gounod's Faust (1859) and Leonora's plaintive “La vergine degli angeli“ in Verdi's La Forza del Destino (1862) to Aida's “Numi pieta” and ...
The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility
The New Yorker
In that same speech, Hayden recalled having once been a “little eight-year-old girl with pigtails who checked out 'Bright April' ”—a children's book by Marguerite de Angeli, from 1946, and one of the first to address racism—“over and over until the ...
Love at first page: Utah readers celebrate Newbery books that resonate in childhood and now
Salt Lake Tribune
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Best-selling author and former high school English teacher Ally Condie goes through some of her favorite books, including Newbery medal winners at her home in Pleasant Grove recently. On Feb. 21, Condie will ...
Young father escaped homelessness, life surrounded by drugs
Eric Howell, of Asheville, is trying to be an exception. The People and Poverty stories are part of a series on poverty in Western North Carolina. The work was done in partnership with the Marguerite Casey Foundation's Equal Voice Journalism Fellowship.