Book Donations

12 Oct

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Just had to share a picture of this beautiful mosaic on the outside of the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The hands are gorgeous each in their own right, but put together they really make a powerful statement.  They also put me in the mind of sharing, reaching out, lending a helping hand, and working together.

This morning I spent several hours inside this building with hundreds of other people at the Books by the Banks book festival.  I met some really great authors, writers, speakers, and volunteers.  I also picked up two children’s books that I had autographed by the authors and dedicated to the students of the last school I worked at before I retired last year.

The students of Woodlawn Elementary School will be receiving What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? by Mary Kay Carson and Benjamin Franklin, American Genius by Brandon Marie Miller.

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 Benjamin Franklin, American Genius

On my way home I snapped the picture of the hands.  Later this evening I got the idea to have more give-aways.  So I thought I would get some ideas from you… where would YOU like me to make my next donation?  Leave me a note in the comment box telling me where and why you think I should make my next donation.

 

3 Responses to “Book Donations”

  1. phyllis October 14, 2013 at 7:44 PM #

    Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 19:24:48 -0400
    Subject: Idea for story ???
    Pinocchio lizard not extinct after all
    The Pinocchio lizard has been found living in the cloud forests of Ecuador, after it was thought to be extinct for 50 years. The lizard, named for its prodigious snout, was first discovered in 1953 but hadn’t been seen between the 1960s and 2005, when it was spotted in Ecuador. The find spurred a search for the creature in its natural habitat by educational and ecotourism company Tropical Herping. LiveScience.com/Our Amazing Planet (

    xxpp,
    phyllis

    Need your new email address, please

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    • Juliana Lee October 14, 2013 at 9:30 PM #

      Great idea Phyllis! I’ll have to do some research this week.

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