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Letters About Literature National Essay Contest

The Friends, Minnesota Center for the Book: Letters About Literature national essay contest invites all Minnesota students in grades 4-12 to “Read. Be Inspired. Write Back.”

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Books & Bars: “How Star Wars Con... @ The Happy Gnome
Books & Bars: “How Star Wars Con... @ The Happy Gnome
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm
Books & Bars: "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe" @ The Happy Gnome | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
5:00 Happy Hour; 6:15 Discussion How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion-Dollar Franchise In 1973, a young filmmaker named George Lucas scribbled some notes for a far-fetched space-fantasy epic. Some forty years and $37 billion later, Star Wars–related products outnumber human beings, a growing stormtrooper army spans the globe, and “Jediism” has become a religion in its own right. Lucas’s creation has grown into far more than a cinematic classic; it is, quite simply, one of the most lucrative, influential, and interactive franchises of all time. Yet incredibly, until now Read the Rest...
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ Beth Jacob Congregation
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ Beth Jacob Congregation
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: Sheyna Galyan @ Beth Jacob Congregation | Mendota Heights | Minnesota | United States
Strength to Stand A snow-covered December in the Twin Cities Jewish community serves as the backdrop for local author and publisher Sheyna Galyan’s nail-biting thriller, Strength to Stand, the second novel in the Rabbi David Cohen suspense series.  “A smart mystery full of Jewish learning and lore.”—Rabbi David Wolpe, Max Webb Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and best-selling author of Making Loss Matter. Presented in partnership with Beth Jacob Congregation. Learn more about the series >>
FitzFirst@Four: F. Scott Fitzger... @ Common Good Books
FitzFirst@Four: F. Scott Fitzger... @ Common Good Books
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm
FitzFirst@Four: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Football Fan Extraordinaire  @ Common Good Books | Saint Paul | Minnesota | United States
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s youthful interest in sports began with his school teams at Saint Paul Academy and grew into a lifelong passion.  He was particularly consumed by the college teams of the 1920s and the intense rivalry between perennial football powers, Princeton and Yale.  The FitzFirst@Four program series continues its monthly exploration of the events that shaped author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work by taking a closer look at the author’s fascination with football. The program will take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Common Good Books on Snelling Avenue in Saint Paul.   It is free Read the Rest...

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