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At the Libraries: Panem Geography

Miss Kathleen
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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

Here are two great links for everyone who's excited about The Hunger Games movie. First, a possible rendering of Panem. I live in either the wilderness or, yikes, District 12. How about you? Thanks to our Blog of the Month (teaser!) for the link.
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Second, the question on everyone's lips: Who will win... The Hunger Games Nail Art Game? Tough call, you guys, tough call.
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World Book Night is in April, but the sign-up ends this week, so hurry and check it out! Free books, free joy, free community spirit!
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Maybe you've seen these already, but I would be very remiss in my work if I did not point out Stephen Colbert's recent two-part interview with legendary author Maurice Sendak. Please oh please watch them both (they're hilarious), and make sure to stay to the end to hear what Sendak thinks about e-books:

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