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  • 'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader

    Baltimore children's book author Elisabeth Dahl used to walk two or three miles just so she could hang out at the Library of Congress, reveling in the Paris Opera House style-architecture, the 23-karat gold-plated dome and the breathtakingly extensive archives that includes the personal papers of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...

    Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest

    Howard Co. middle-schooler wins national writing contest
    When Jisoo Choi moved to the United States from South Korea at the age of 6, all she knew of the English language was the alphabet. But this week Choi, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Burleigh Manor Middle School, was honored as the winner of the Letters...

    Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest

    Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest
    Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest. So...

    Actually, it was the egg that came first [commentary]

    Actually, it was the egg that came first [commentary]
    Many years ago, so long ago I can't remember the exact circumstances or the people involved, I was part of a college discussion group that was pondering the finer points of what we students would do to solve some perennial social ill once we graduated....