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Summer Books for the Alone Ranger May. 27, 2020

The Word Guy

Whether you're self-isolating at a cove, cabin or campsite this summer, or just stuck at home like t... Read More

Court Ruling Finds That Illiteracy Denies Kids a Basic Tool of Democracy May. 12, 2020

Daily Editorials

A federal appeals court has issued a watershed ruling that should be viewed as both common sense and... Read More

No Choice: Financial Pro Now a Home-School Teacher Apr. 09, 2020

At Work

Q: I am a financial analyst for a large firm. I am not qualified to plan lessons and teach my first ... Read More

5 Tips to Read to Your Baby and Kids Apr. 07, 2020

Tips from the Mommy MD Guides

You know how a memory from childhood feels like a memory, but it might actually just be a memory of ... Read More

'The Five' Have an Off Day Apr. 02, 2020

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

Washington — Conscientious conservative that I am, every afternoon I attempt to clear my mind ... Read More

Short Takes on a Serial Book-Hider and Human Punching Bags Nov. 18, 2019

Daily Editorials

Can't Burn 'Em? Hide 'Em In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, a supporter of President Donald Trump keeps visiti... Read More

Do You Have a Morrie? Oct. 11, 2019

Positive Aging

Twenty years ago, the international bestselling book "Tuesdays With Morrie" was published, and since... Read More

The Boys Fall Into the Gender Gap Aug. 09, 2019

Suzanne Fields

Reading is not for sissies, as the front page of the newspaper demonstrates every morning in the hom... Read More

Was Trump Right About Baltimore? Aug. 07, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Here's what President Donald Trump tweeted about Baltimore's congressman and his city: "Rep. Elijah ... Read More

Worried About Thinning Sister May. 18, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I live with my older sister who is 16 and our mother who divorced our father 10 years a... Read More

Extra, Extra! Newspapers Found Dying May. 07, 2019

William Murchison

I know, I know. Fake news! Media bias! Intellectual arrogance! That's my old profession, the newspap... Read More

Books Everywhere Mar. 02, 2019

The Art of Design

When I was a student in the fourth grade, our teacher gave us an assignment investigating different ... Read More

You Deserve to Have a Life, Too Feb. 08, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a live-in caregiver for my grandmother, who is in failing health. She has five chil... Read More

Do What's Best for Your Child Jan. 12, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have been married for three years. Two months after the wedding, I discovered that my ... Read More

Still Taking the Ex to See the Fam Dec. 16, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: My boyfriend is still taking his ex-girlfriend to see his son and his son's family, who ... Read More

New Books on Language Bring Holiday Cheer Nov. 21, 2018

The Word Guy

There's no place like tome for the holidays. These new books will delight the word-lovers on your sh... Read More

Subject and Verb Beg to Disagree Oct. 31, 2018

The Word Guy

Q: The lead sentence in a newspaper story stated, "A string of recent announcements promising jobs a... Read More

Florida's Low-Cost Schools Have High Value Oct. 29, 2018

Daily Editorials

Florida's K-12 public schools are among the best in the nation. Find that surprising? Well, if so, y... Read More

How to Change the World: From Rebel Girls, and Boys, Who've Done So Oct. 26, 2018

Kids' Home Library

Millions of women have been changing their social media profile photos to black squares this month, ... Read More

Entice Middle-Grade Readers with Adventurous Books Oct. 19, 2018

Kids' Home Library

Kids today can have a hard time staying interested in reading, thanks to the high-energy feel of vid... Read More