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3 Budget-Friendly Resolutions To Try This Year

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It’s the time of year when people get excited to make resolutions. Unfortunately, a lot of these resolutions come with some big price tags. You’d love to start a great new habit, but you don’t want to go broke doing it. If you’re worried about your wallet, here are three budget-friendly resolutions to try this year: 1. Make a Budget ...

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Common Ground – Literary Projects – January 03, 2022

Common Ground with Jason Downs

Host: Jason Downs and Bobby Marchesso Guests: Rich Allen Jones Topic: Literary Projects Common Ground – Literary Projects – January 03, 2022 On this episode of Common Ground, our hosts Jason Downs and Bobby Marchesso talk with their guest,  Rich Allen Jones about books. Jason starts off the show by talking with Rich about his life stories that led to him ...

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Create Your Escape Through Reading And Writing

Student writing at desk

“When you read a book, you enter a false reality of unimaginable opportunities,” notes Henry Sullivan, an assignment writing expert at BeeStudent.com. The more you read the more you fall into the storyline of the main character. You embody their approach of life and feel as if you yourself are in the book. It’s a way to break free from ...

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What The Book “Animal Farm” Can Teach


Animal Farm is an allegorical novel written by George Orwell, and it was published back in 1945. This novel reflects some of the events from the Russian Revolution that happened in 1917. Orwell, through it, expressed his opinions of the Russian leader’s head and all the animals in animal farm symbolism the Russian politicians, workers, and voters. Some free essays ...

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Book Sales In 2021: Will The Increase Continue?


Due to the shifting social climate of 2020, millions of people found themselves with more free time than ever. And thanks to that free time, many of those people turned to their oft-neglected bookshelves. The year saw record-breaking increases in readership, as well as book sales. Despite many booksellers being closed down for the majority of 2020, printed book sales ...

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Santa Clarita Nonprofit Code Read Donates Books To Children In Need Amid Coronavirus

A Santa Clarita nonprofit, Code Read, continues to give free books to readers as the coronavirus pandemic continues, officials said Tuesday.  Code Read, which was founded in May 2016 by Mackenzie Krestul, is a “fierce” advocate for youth literacy.  Code Read distributes free books to children from low-income families, with a goal to provide every child with an equal opportunity ...

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Eye On The Valley – More Than Just Books – April 9, 2020

Eye on the Valley

Host: Matt Watson Co-Host: Amber Raskin, Founder & Executive Director of iLEAD Schools Topic: More Than Just Books Guests: Kathleen Fredette, Director of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) at iLEAD & SCVi Schools; Shannon Vonnegut, City Librarian; Kristina de Bree, MA, LMFT, EMDR Click Here to Listen! Right Click Here to Download! More Than Just Books — April 9, 2020 On this ...

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Project Books – 2020 Home And Garden Show Vendor

Project Books

If there is one non-profit organization to pay attention to, Projects Books would be one of them. Tablets and smartphones with visual books are more popular than they ever have been, and as a result, the books are being thrown away instead of being kept around. Since 2011, Project Books is here to put an end to books being thrown ...

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Summer Of Reading Book Sale At The Library

The Valencia Library is partnering with the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library for a summer-reads book drive, where the community is being encouraged to donate books and materials with the hopes of spreading some great summer reads at bargain prices. The sale is set to take place inside the Community Room, where attendees are expected to bring their own ...

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Canyon High School Senior Recognized For Volunteer Work By National Award Program (VIDEO)

Canyon High School senior Jordan Krestul was named a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, which annually recognizes the top youth volunteers across the nation, officials said Wednesday. Krestul, a 17-year-old from Canyon Country, is one of nine students to be named a distinguished finalist from the state of California. “It really means a lot to me ...

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