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Associated Press National WriterHarry Potter just keeps topping himself. "We expected to sell 1 million copies in the first week, and we sold that many within the first 48 hours," Barnes & Noble Inc. CEO Steve Riggio said Sunday as "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" set...
Tags: Fantasy (genre), J.K. Rowling , Fiction, Columbus, Ohio
Special to The TimesHe's back! After a three-year hiatus — an eternity to preadolescent readers — "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth installment in the ongoing adventures of the world-famous wizard-in-waiting, was released at 12:01 Saturday...
Tags: Teen-agers, Book, Adults, J.K. Rowling , Heroism
++++++++++++++++++++ || Program Overview || Reading by 9 is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping Southern California kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. It was launched by The Times in 1998. || || || The...
Los Angeles Times KidCity to Feature More than 50 Interactive Exhibits and Science, Nature DemonstrationsLOS ANGELES, July 13, 2004 – The second annual Los Angeles Times KidCity, a free two-day children's educational adventure to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17-18 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, will feature more than 50 interactive literacy,...
Five stages to offer children's fashion shows, celebrity readings, musical and dance performances, wildlife and science demonstrations LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2004 – The second annual Los Angeles Times KidCity, a free two-day outdoor educational...
Tribune staff reporterHarry Potter can still work his magic at the cash register. Hours after the announcement Tuesday that the sixth installment in the boy-wizard series will appear on bookshelves on July 16, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" shot to the top of the...
Associated Press WriterHarry Potter fans look out: Some new Muggles are coming to town. Or are they old ones? "The Legend of Rah and the Muggles," whose author is suing J.K. Rowling for stealing her ideas, will be reissued by Thurman House in May, the publisher announced...
Tags: Trials, Time Warner Inc., Crimes, Hasbro Inc., J.K. Rowling
Think you've already seen a lot of hype about "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"? Well, that was just the run-up before the book came out. Things got serious on Friday. Billboards. Baseball parks. A countdown in Times Square. Scholastic Inc.,...
Tags: New Products, Seattle Mariners, Sports, Book, J.K. Rowling
Sun StaffLacking good research about education software, school districts often do their own evaluations. But their trials are easily influenced by software vendors -- or by administrators already inclined toward buying the product. A test of Plato Learning...
Associated Press national writerWhen "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" comes out this summer, many young readers will rush to their local public libraries to get copies. But for this -- and other books -- they likely will receive a lesson in patience. Because of budget cuts,...
Tags: John Grisham, J.K. Rowling , Fiction, Children, Budgets and Budgeting
By A Sun Staff WriterOfficials at the Baltimore Reads literacy organization are counting down to Saturday's annual "Books for Kids Day" collection, hoping to bring in 50,000 new or "gently used" books for distribution to families throughout the area. The collection, which...
Tags: Edwin Mulitalo, Family, Book, Children
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