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Williamstown Author Pens Second Middle-Grade Novel

"Paulie Fink" tells the story of a seventh-grade girl named Caitlyn who unwillingly moves to a new home and new school in a small town in Vermont.

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Berkshire Athenaeum Unveils Mural Inspired by Ty Allan Jackson Book

Berkshire Athenaeum Director Alex Reczkowski has found a fitting way to make the library more fun and welcoming to children. The library unveiled on Monday a massive mural inspired by local author Ty Allan Jackson's book When I Close My Eyes. Jackson is a nationally recognized author and founder of Big Head Books.

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Chapter Two Books in Williamstown a Place for Community

The nonprofit Friends began brainstorming what could possibly replace one of the main financial engines that has provided the group with funds to support programming and other items at the library.

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North Adams Artist Publishes Children's Book

Fast-forward 35 years and the two friends, who remained in touch, were hitting retirement and had more time on their hands. Zander wanted to finish the book she'd thought up so many years ago when her children now long grown had been little.

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Chapter Two Books Opens in Williamstown to Support Milne Library

Chapter Two Books, operated by Friends of the David and Joyce Milne Library, held its grand opening on Thursday at its location at 37 Spring St. with a ribbon cutting celebrated by local officials, library employees and Friends.

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North Adams Elementary Pupils, Storey Publish Book on Leadership

Students involved in the after-school community service learning project program gathered at Storey's headquarters on the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art campus on Monday with family, teachers and Storey staff to reveal "The Road to Leadership" that features biographies on known leaders as well as interviews with local and school leaders.

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North Adams First-Graders Send Textbooks to Kenya

The project started back in November when Patenaude and Thomas found out that the curriculum was being updated, leaving a bunch of old textbooks with no home.

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One Man's Mission: A Book For Every Child

That's because research shows that even from very young ages, children soak in the vocabulary and language skills that books help teach, especially when parents take the initiative to make reading a more interactive experience by encouraging age-appropriate discussion about the pictures and themes.

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