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Mount Rushmore – Children’s Author Editions

Hey!  Something I know about!  Which means I’ll probably get twice as many hate-comments.  Don’t worry… I haven’t yet realized my dream of turning the “Fast and Furious” movies into a series of pop-up books so neither myself, Vin Diesel, or Paul Walker will have anything to do with this week’s mountain. Theodor Geisel:  If…

Mascots, justice, and the role of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen

Warning: Spoilers Abound…. Alyssa Rosenberg has a really terrific post on Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen (the heroine of The Hunger Games trilogy) and how they both function as mascots rather than movement leaders in their respective violent worlds. In Harry’s case this is fairly benevolent for the most part. Katniss, on the other hand,…