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Original 'Madeline' Paintings Show 12 Little Girls In Two Straight Lines

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts

Since the first book’s publication in 1939, the name “Madeline” has become practically synonymous with a certain red-headed, brave-hearted schoo...

Peer, an Alternative Look at the Boko Haram Kidnapping

Madeline Cottingham | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Madeline Cottingham

On April 14, 2014, nearly a year ago, the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls, between the ages of 16 and 18, in the town of Chibok. The Nigerian government has so far proven powerless in their pursuit of the militant organization that now controls most of northeastern Nigeria. Although the twitter campaign #BringBackOurGirls was quickly picked up by commercial media and popularized by Michelle Obama, it gathered less than 9,000 followers and did little to galvanize the world.

Paris Journal: Sous les toits de Paris

Francis Levy | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Triangulation is what neurotic/oedipal people tend to enact. Rectangulation is the essence of Beaux Arts classicism, the epitome of whose expression i...

WATCH: 'This Is What Madeline Did'

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

If you've ever wondered what life in Los Angeles is like, Vimeo user Hey_Rabbit is here to help. Madeline Schichtel took a one second video snapshot o...

In Defense of Picture Books

Rebecca Serle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Serle

Picture books, while less in word count, are certainly not less important. There are unbelievably skillful authors writing in this vein. Authors like Jane O'Connor and Jon Scieszka. I've said it before and I'll say it again: writing picture books is an art, the art of word choice.

How Stories Save Us

Pam Allyn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pam Allyn

Here is the longing inside all of us: that we are fearless enough to embark upon those adventures, but that as we go we are inspired and propelled by a sense of home waiting for us at the other end.