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Nine top-selling authors to debut books at the Tucson Festival of Books

Nine top-selling authors to debut books at the Tucson Festival of Books

Launching new books at festival boosts sales and enables authors to interact with readers, other authors.

February 06, 2016 6:00 am Video Photos

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Shakespeare, Poe, national parks at the Tucson Festival of Books

Shakespeare, Poe, national parks at the Tucson Festival of Books

The eighth edition of the community literary festival is set for March 12-13.

January 30, 2016 5:30 am Video Photos

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Shakespeare's First Folio in Tucson, at Tucson Festival of Books

Shakespeare's First Folio in Tucson, at Tucson Festival of Books

Shakespeare's First Folio will be in Tucson during the Tucson Festival of Books.

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Carrell, Woodhams to co-chair the TFOB authors committee

Carrell, Woodhams to co-chair the TFOB authors committee

Author Jennifer Lee Carrell and Helene Woodhams, a supervising librarian at the Dusenberry-River Branch of Pima County Public Library, will co-chair the authors committee of the eighth Tucson Festival of Books, set for March 12-13 on the University of Arizona campus.

June 17, 2015 1:28 pm Photos

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Tucson among Amazon's most well-read cities

Tucson among Amazon's most well-read cities

Amazon ranks Old Pueblo as No. 4 in fifth annual list

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Book fest seeks to inspire lifelong reading habits

Book fest seeks to inspire lifelong reading habits

Many activities, authors are geared to to kids and families.

March 07, 2015 2:21 pm Photos

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Literacy volunteers needed to help kids and adults

Literacy connects seeks volunteers to work with children, adults.

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500 Tucson children in need of reading coaches

Volunteers work with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall. 

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Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Tucsonans score top marks in national Braille competition

Says one: “I felt happy for myself, but also for the others.”

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free summer program aims to enhance reading skills

Coyote Trail Elementary School in the Marana Unified School District is hosting a free five-week summer reading program.

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Sunnyside offering summer food service

The Sunnyside Unified School District is offering free breakfast and lunch over the summer to all children 18 years old and younger.

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Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Rodney Glassman returns to Tucson bearing gifts

Former Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman stopped by the Tucson Unified School District on Tuesday with a gift for TUSD kindergartners.

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Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles school's multitasker wins teaching award

Miles Exploratory Learning Center Teacher Patty Mitchell got quite the surprise Wednesday: A $1,500 check and recognition from her school community.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Summer reading program features digital books

Summer reading program features digital books

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Summer reading program kicks into high gear

Thousands of digital books are now available to Arizona children ages 3 and up as part of an effort to improve literacy.

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Sunnyside kicks off new digital literacy effort

The Sunnyside Unified School District is kicking off a new campaign for fourth- and fifth-graders that blends literacy and technology.

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Middle-schoolers express love of reading with library mural

Middle-schoolers express love of reading with library mural

Flowing Wells Junior High School students blended their passion for art and literature by creating a mural for the school library.

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Free reading help

If you've got beginning readers or kids who are struggling with reading, there's a Pima County Public Library session that can help.

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