A Box of Butterflies

A Box of Butterflies

A Box of Butterflies By Jo Rooks Meet Ruby and her Robot. When Ruby describes emotions to her Robot, she realizes he doesn’t know what they are or how they feel, so she teaches him what each one feels like. “Love, “ she describes, “feels like a box of butterflies!” With her colorful illustrations and simple child-like explanations of emotions, Rooks pens a charming story and a great introduction to social-emotional learning Read more »
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November 09, 2018
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

By Jon Meacham In The Soul of America, Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Jon Meacham offers well-needed historical perspective to assuage our concerns about the toxic partisan climate and perceived moral decline of our country today. He helps us understand the present moment in American life and politics by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Meacham reminds us how what Abraham Lincoln called Read more »
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September 10, 2018
Educated: A Memoir

Educated: A Memoir

By Tara Westover Educated by Tara Westover is an unforgettable memoir of an isolated young girl who finds the courage to leave her family and go on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara spent her early life preparing for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills” bag. In the summer she stewed herbs for Read more »
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September 10, 2018
Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

By Dr. Mike Brooks and Dr. Jon Lasser Parents often worry about raising kids in a tech-saturated world - the threats of cyber bullying, video game violence, pornography, and sexting may seem inescapable. While these dangers exist, there is a much more insidious way that technology can cause harm. Our tendency to overuse our screens is interfering with our ability to meet our basic needs. These include sleep, physical activity, and Read more »
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September 10, 2018
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in the news MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 3:24AM

JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:01AM

Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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