We’ve Got The Horses in These Books! 6 Horse Books in Honor of Lil Nas X

We’ve Got The Horses in These Books! 6 Horse Books in Honor of Lil Nas X

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Well, it’s official. The Old Town Road remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus is the song of the year as of last night. In honor of Lil Nas X’s win at the VMA’s, we’re serving up a hot list of the best books about horses. Go ahead and take these books to the old town road, and read until you can’t no more. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley   Image via Amazon.com   I got the horses in the back // Horse tack is attached…   Black Beauty by Anna Sewell   Image via Amazon.com   …Got the boots that’s black to match… …

We've Got The Horses in These Books! 6 Horse Books in Honor of Lil Nas X

We've Got The Horses in These Books! 6 Horse Books in Honor of Lil Nas X

Book Culture

Well, it’s official. The Old Town Road remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus is the song of the year as of last night. In honor of Lil Nas X’s win at the VMA’s, we’re serving up a hot list of the best books about horses. Go ahead and take these books to the old town road, and read until you can’t no more. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley   Image via Amazon.com   I got the horses in the back // Horse tack is attached…   Black Beauty by Anna Sewell   Image via Amazon.com   …Got the boots that’s black to match… …

A Rockin’ Librarian Ignites the Web With Her Third Song

A Rockin’ Librarian Ignites the Web With Her Third Song

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Will this rockin’ librarian’s debut song be a hit? Hopefully, because if kids don’t get the message, then we have a public service warning for you about a “beautiful and talented librarian” so upset that she’s ransacking hallways in an effort to locate overdue library books. Looks like your school library books—from Harry Potter Books to The Hunger Games (Yes, even The Magic Tree House books), all have to be returned to librarian Mary Evelyn Smith at Liberty Elementary in Worthington, Ohio, before school lets out on May 22nd, or else! If you’re concerned right now, don’t be. It’s a music video called “Bring Back …

These Book Covers Inspired By Popular Songs Will Sing to Your Soul

These Book Covers Inspired By Popular Songs Will Sing to Your Soul

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Songs certainly tell a story and thanks to one company, some of the most iconic lyrical stories are finally unfolding on page.    The Online Pen Company reimagined fan-favorite songs as novels, in a move to celebrate the incredible stories their lyrics tell.   “Songs are lyrically skilled and if you stop and spend the time carefully listening to the words, you may be surprised at some of the epic stories they could be turned into,” according to their website. “We decided to [create] book covers based on the nation’s favourite songs and when you see them, you’ll never be able to hear …

5 Schoolhouse Rock! Songs That Taught Us Everything We Know About English

5 Schoolhouse Rock! Songs That Taught Us Everything We Know About English

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If you grew up in the US in the past forty years, you probably can’t say “conjunction” without then singing an entire song. We all have a show called Schoolhouse Rock! to thank for that. Covering topics like math, U.S. history and politics, science, and, of course, grammar, Schoolhouse Rock! has been an important part of every teacher’s toolbox—especially if they want three minutes of rest.   For kids, though, Schoolhouse Rock! nestles into their heads. I’m not sure if it’s a great way to teach, but the show turned out some killer tracks. Setting aside the grammar songs for …