In this memorial column to author and educator Linda Jarkey, David Crumm shares memories of her love of children and of world travel. Linda died at 71 after a struggle with cancer. Her legacy includes her creative work on the picture book “Sadie Sees Trouble.”
Our publisher put out the call: “We’re known for publishing books that help people. In the middle of this pandemic, let’s find ways to do more.” Many of our authors are responding with free spiritual resources from teaching and stories and videos—to a Quick Laugh from a famous standup comic.
To combat a rising tide of racism, the Michigan State University School of Journalism’s Bias Busters program is releasing a library of 11 different volumes in its series on racial, cultural and religious diversity. In these books, they say: “We answer the questions everybody is asking, but nobody is answering.” This column also includes a 1-page downloadable flyer about this new Cultural Competence Library.
Today, we’re excited to announce Front Edge books now support a sensory media long-missing from books: olfactory ink, or o-ink for short. That’s right! Scratch ‘n’ Sniff eBooks!
This summer, Internet users around the world are seeing notices about new privacy protections at popular websites. A European Union law regulating the collection and use of our personal data went into effect and, because the Internet is global, everyone is involved in the effort. In this column, we provide a quick introduction to these important privacy issues, which we fully support.