Monthly Archives: July 2015

31 07, 2015

Semper Faline: Voice of Bambi Was a Tough As Nails Marine

By |2015-07-31T12:50:16+00:00July 31st, 2015|Inklings|0 Comments

He still has the same eyes. Donnie Dunagan is a hard-nosed Marine, a highly decorated veteran of the Vietnam War who served for a quarter-century. First drafted in the '50s and subsequently promoted 13 times in 21 years — a Corps record at the time, he recalls — Dunagan found the Marines a perfect fit. That is, so long as

29 07, 2015

Rebecca Petruck sells second YA novel

By |2015-07-29T22:27:18+00:00July 29th, 2015|Books|0 Comments

Publishers Weekly reports that Wilmington author Rebecca Petruck has sold her second young-adult novel, “Will Nolan Eats Bugs,” to Abrams/Amulet. Publication has been set for fall 2016. Petruck’s novel follows a boy whose efforts to keep his parents from fighting turn him into the class clown. Will gets in trouble, though, when he does a “hilarious” class presentation on using

28 07, 2015

A.S. King Wins Walden Award for Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

By |2015-07-28T13:06:19+00:00July 28th, 2015|Books|0 Comments

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased and proud to announce the finalists for the 2015 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.  Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award allows for the sum of $5,000 to be

26 07, 2015

Places I Want to Explore: George Stickney House

By |2015-07-26T21:55:17+00:00July 26th, 2015|Inklings|0 Comments

"While Illinois' George Stickney House is now a local government headquarters and police station, it was originally built with no sharp corners, thanks to the owners' belief that it would help spirits flow through the home without getting snagged." via George Stickney House | Atlas Obscura.