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1/7/17 There is news to report on the two dogs who were stolen by a pet sitter in September 2016. After an article was published to the Pet Rescue Report, one of the dogs has been recovered – alive and for the most part, well. On Friday, the Facebook page which was established to help bring …

The Library of Congress, Places in the News, and Common Core standards alignment

History Tech provides a common core searchable lesson plan database. All materials are provided. Huge resource for primary resources.

Running a publishing event – tips from Elin Butler

31 Quotes Every 'Baby-Sitters Club' Fan Probably Still Lives By

In honor of the series' anniversary, Scholastics editorial director David Levithan discusses his experience editing the Baby-Sitters Club, the books' influence on pop culture, and the weirdest BSC memorabilia he owns.

Top 10 Careers for Sagittarius Making the most of your Sun Sign traits for work and financial success. Sagittarius is well-suited to any career in which communication skills, knowledge, and inspiration are important. This is an employee who will be versatile, adventurous, and knowledgeable. They tend to be easygoing and good-natured and able to adapt easily to change. The Archer enjoys a workplace that is lively and stimulating. They are not temperamentally suited to a job that is boring…

Recently we published an article titled Conversion is Key for This Open House Expert, which detailed a story from San Francisco-based agent Nicole Nicolay. Nicole uses open houses as an opportunity to convert market watchers, tire kickers, and fence sitters into clients. In that article, she shared her proven technique for collecting contact information at open houses. In response, we had a number of agents ask for a follow up post showing how they could create a similar system. Here’s how…

The Beginners Guide To Promoting A Book – Part Two: Timeline

In the first part of our "Beginners Guide To Promoting A Book" series we talked about three key tools that will be the foundation for building your promotions: your website, social media, and distribution. Making sure these three aspects are up and running (or at least being worked on) are very important, so don't overlook them. Today we are going to focus on a timeline that will guide you throughout the process leading up to the release of your book.