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Francesco Primaticcio
Odysseus and Penelope

Valentine's Day: Literature of Love

February 14, 2012
by findingDulcinea Staff
Countless love stories in literature have inspired real-life romance. In this article find links to e-books, book club guides and other resources for exploring some of the most romantic tales in literature, including Jane Austen's "Emma," "The Odyssey" and "Captain Corelli's Mandolin."
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June 02, 2011
Kids who don’t read in summer are likely to fall behind when school resumes, and these losses summer after summer are cumulative, say experts. Here are seven suggestions to encourage strong reading habits in the summer months, and for years to come.
May 26, 2011
Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day was instituted after the Civil War to honor war veterans, and was eventually made into a day of remembrance for all who died in service to their country. Today, the holiday is part of the three-day weekend signaling the beginning of summer.
April 22, 2011
Use these five Web sites to fully understand the significance of Easter, including Lent and Holy Week, and find fun tips for celebrating Easter with kids. The most basic and obscure of Easter facts will be revealed, along with historical context of this fascinating holiday.
April 16, 2011
Explore some of the most significant libraries from the ancient and modern world, including the largest, the oldest and the most technologically advanced, as well as those with unique collections, architecture or locations.
April 14, 2011
The advent of the Internet has seen many people migrating from the library to the Internet to do research, but libraries are undoubtedly still the best option. Fortunately, it’s easy to find libraries with extensive collections on the Web.
January 29, 2011
Remember those books you wanted to read at school that for some reason didn’t make the teacher’s cut? Or were labeled too “mature”? Here are a few of our favorites.
January 13, 2011
Read on to discover five books for middle school readers that are sure to please.
January 12, 2011
Elaborate schemes, priceless treasures, black market deals, undercover sting operations, international investigations and unsolved mysteries: the dramatic nature of art theft gives it a remarkable ability to capture the public’s imagination. Read on to learn about some of the most daring and fascinating art heists from the past 100 years.