This week is about how to improve air quality Eliminating the smoke smell and residue from tobacco smoke requires all for some of these steps: Thorough cleaning Air duct and furnace cleaning
It's my quick tip Thursday; be safe and aware in a flash flood situation.
Colorado can provide some exciting weather. Be aware of flash floods from streams or canyons and other flood prone areas. The monsoon rains and afternoon thunderstorms can release a lot of water. Don't drive into flooded areas. Puroclean now offers CE Courses, check the website for upcoming classes
Top Shelf in September
Not only is Nathan Hill’s debut novel The Nix our Top Shelf pick for the month, it’s also our new Trust Fall selection — that’s how much we loved it. Check out Claire’…
IDW Publishing Acquires Top Shelf Productions / Top Shelf Productions
Two Industry Leaders Combine Forces SAN DIEGO, CA - Leading comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW Publishing announced today that it has acquired Top Shelf Productions, the award-winning independent publisher of graphic novels, including the #1 New York Times and Washington Post bestseller March by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (with Kevin O'Neill) and From Hell…
Top Shelf in October: The World of YA
March Top Shelf
Each month, we choose one book as our Top Shelf pick, the book you absolutely should not miss. This month, that pick is Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, out today from Riverhead books. And, in recognitio…
Top Shelf in May: Lost Kingdom of Bamarre
Each month we choose one book that you absolutely should not miss. This month we chose Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine, on our shelves today! Our bookseller Natasha’s review is …
How to increase students' global awareness
Raising students' global awareness can help them understand the world and the US' role in it, writes author David Bornstein. In this New York Times commentary, he highlights how some educators are teaching global competence by introducing students to other cultures and helping them make connections between events around the world.
Top shelf: Recommendations from central Ohio book experts
Blood Brothers (Other) by Ernst Haffner, translated by Michael Hofmann: "Haffner was a journalist whose only known novel, Blood Brothers, was
Kevin O'Neill offers LEAGUE original art for sale! / Top Shelf Productions
For the first time, British comics legend and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen co-creator Kevin O'Neill is making available almost 90 pages of original artwork from recent League graphic novels The selling exhibitions -- one in Brussels and one in Paris -- include the front covers and some of the greatest interior pages from The Black Dossier, Century: 1910 , and Century: 1969 Paul will be…
Calling all Readers! Phone Tips Class this Thursday!
Open yourself up to NEW REVENUE STREAMS by getting confident in this method of reading for your existing clients.
Johnny Boo (Book 1): The Best Little Ghost / Top Shelf Productions
"Johnny Boo is the latest creation by the multi-talented James Kochalka. Watch as Johnny and Squiggle encounter the Ice Cream Monster for a 'party in his tummy' of a different kind! Fun for kids of all ages, it's AWESOME!" -- DJ Lance Rock, host of Nick Jr's Yo Gabba Gabba "The narrative style is perfect, capturing all the nuances of how a children’s book should be, and encompassing the free-flowing, inventive consciousness of a child ... Johnny Boo is a timeless tale, built…
Top Shelf in June: UPROOTED by Naomi Novik (post by Thomas!)
I’ve worked with books for twelve years now and in that time I’ve seen plenty of fantasy titles come and go. There are classic titles that we all know and love, and then there are titles that one o…
What to Watch at Thursday's Lausanne Diamond League
Hurdle Fields Set to Shine in SwitzerlandBy Scott BushJust when you think you need a break from track and field after such an amazing week and a half of competition at the Olympic Games, the IAAF Diamond League resumes on Thursday, as action hits Stade de la Pontaise in Lausanne, Switzerland.As expected, the fields are loaded with top tier talent from top to bottom, but there are a few events that stand out just a bit more compared to the rest.Men’s 1000mIt’d be…
How to Build Cultural Awareness Through Dance (Video)
Teacher Akua Acheampong uses dance alongside studies of historic traditions to build cultural awareness among her middle school students.
What We're Reading for National Autism Awareness Month
April is National Autism Awareness Month. These six titles—both fiction and non—will teach readers more about the intricacies of this cognitive disorder.
Top Shelf: Book recommendations from Orinda Books, Dec. 14
Recommendations of recent books from the staffs of a rotating list of Bay Area independent bookstores. Dirty canals and damp warehouses form the backdrop of this atmospheric, fast-paced novel set in Amsterdam in the 1700s. A young woman is married off to a much older wealthy spice trader and lives a lonely marriage. Moral, religious, marital, judicial and medical matters are all skillfully played out in…
How poetry helps build cultural awareness, understanding
Immigration-themed poetry units can empower students born outside the United States and enhance cultural understanding in the classroom, former English teacher Sara Burnett writes in this blog post. She shares resources and six lesson ideas for studying poetry written by immigrants to the US or having students write poems about their own backgrounds and cultures.
Smitty on the Shelf: Thursday, Dec. 13 Location
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What to Watch on Thursday: Season premieres of 'The Good Fight' and 'Project Runway'
We know TV has a lot to offer, be it network, cable, premium channels, or streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu,…