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Aaron Lopez (1731–1782), born Duarte Lopez, was a Portuguese Jewish merchant and philanthropist.
Adam Bernstein (born May 7, 1960) is an American film director, music video director and television director.
The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to animals.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
Arlington Cemetery is a cemetery in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose the dead of the nation's conflicts have been buried, beginning with the Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association, and it is the world's largest organization dedicated to library service to children.
August Bondi (Jewish name Anshl)(July 21, 1833, Vienna, Austria – 1907, United States) was involved in what he called the Border War, but is now usually called Bleeding Kansas, and latter the American Civil War.
Austrian Literature Online (ALO) is an Austrian digitization project by the University Library of Innsbruck, the University Library of Graz and the University of Linz.
Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books.
The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are a set of American literary awards conferred by The Boston Globe and The Horn Book Magazine annually from 1967.
Brigham Young University (BYU, sometimes referred to colloquially as The Y) is a private, non-profit research university in Provo, Utah, United States completely owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormon Church) and run under the auspices of its Church Educational System.
Judith Lewis (née Rumelt, born July 27, 1973), better known by her pen name Cassandra Clare, is an American author of young adult fiction, best known for her bestselling series ''The Mortal Instruments''.
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.
Clare B. Dunkle (born June 11, 1964) is an American children's fantasy author and librarian.
Counterintelligence is "an activity aimed at protecting an agency's intelligence program against an opposition's intelligence service." It likewise refers to information gathered and activities conducted to counter espionage, other intelligence activities, sabotage, or assassinations conducted for or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations or persons, international terrorist activities, sometimes including personnel, physical, document or communications security programs.
Cricket is an illustrated literary magazine for children published in the United States, founded in September 1973 by Marianne Carus whose intent was to create "The New Yorker for children.".
Dirk Zimmer (2 October 1943 – 26 September 2008), called Dizi, was a German artist and an illustrator and writer of American children's books.
Drexel Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) largely located in Upper Darby, with a small section (Pilgrim Gardens) located in Haverford Township Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
An epistolary novel is a novel written as a series of documents.
Existentialism is a tradition of philosophical inquiry associated mainly with certain 19th and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
Fantasy literature is literature set in an imaginary universe, often but not always without any locations, events, or people from the real world.
Fflewddur Fflam, son of Godo, is a cantrev lord in the fictional country of Prydain in Lloyd Alexander's Chronicles of Prydain.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is the public library system that serves Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag A/S, usually referred to simply as Gyldendal is a Danish publishing house.
Gypsy Rizka is a light-hearted novel by Lloyd Alexander about a girl who survives purely on her own wit.
The H. W. Wilson Company, Inc., was founded in 1898 and is located in The Bronx, New York.
The Hans Christian Andersen Awards are two literary awards by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), recognising one living author and one living illustrator for their "lasting contribution to children's literature".
The Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) is the main academic library of Brigham Young University (BYU) located in Provo, Utah.
Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Haverford, Pennsylvania.
Henry Gartf Holt (January 3, 1840 – February 13, 1926), was an American book publisher and author.
High fantasy or epic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy, defined either by the epic nature of its setting or by the epic stature of its characters, themes, or plot.
Intelligence assessment is the development of behavior forecasts or recommended courses of action to the leadership of an organisation, based on wide ranges of available overt and covert information.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a Swiss non-profit organization committed to bringing books and children together.
The International Literacy Association (ILA), formerly the International Reading Association (IRA), is an international professional organization that was created in 1956 to improve reading instruction, facilitate dialogue about research on reading, and encourage the habit of reading.
The Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB) is a database of bibliographic information on genres considered speculative fiction, including science fiction and related genres such as fantasy fiction and horror fiction.
An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical or emotional intimacy.
Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6). In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because speakers of General American realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.
Jim Butcher (born October 26, 1971) is an American author,iago is the online pseudonym of Fred Hicks, webmaster for and co-author of the Dresden Files RPG.
Rudolf John Frederick Lehmann (2 June 1907 – 7 April 1987) was an English poet and man of letters.
Katherine Womeldorf Paterson (born October 31, 1932) is a Chinese-born American writer best known for children's novels.
King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Louis J. Camuti (August 30, 1893 – February 24, 1981) was a New York City cat veterinarian who made housecalls on cats and their people for over sixty years.
The Mabinogion are the earliest prose stories of the literature of Britain.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards.
The National Book Award for Young People's Literature is one of four annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation (NBF) to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.
The National Book Foundation (NBF) is an American nonprofit organization established "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America".
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is a United States professional organization dedicated to "improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education.
Nausea or queasiness is an unpleasant sense of unease, discomfort, and revulsion towards food.
Nausea (La Nausée) is a philosophical novel by the existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, published in 1938.
The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
An orphan (from the ορφανός orphanós) is someone whose parents have died, unknown, or have permanently abandoned them.
The Parents' Choice Award is an award presented by the non-profit Parents' Choice Foundation to recognize "the very best products for children of different ages and backgrounds, and of varied skill and interest levels." It is considered a "prestigious" award among children's products, and has been described by the Cincinnati Enquirer as the industry equivalent of an Academy Award.
Paul Éluard, born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel (14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952), was a French poet and one of the founders of the surrealist movement.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born 6 August 1934 in Oxford, England) is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony.
The School Library Journal is a monthly magazine with articles and reviews for school librarians, media specialists, and public librarians who work with young people.
Staff sergeant is a rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of several countries.
Terence Hanbury "Tim" White (29 May 1906 – 17 January 1964) was an English author best known for his Arthurian novels, The Once and Future King, first published together in 1958.
Taran is a fictional character from Lloyd Alexander's The Chronicles of Prydain series of novels.
Taran Wanderer (1967) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the fourth of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain.
TeachingBooks.net is an online database that can be used by teachers, students, librarians, and families to explore children's books and young adult literature and their authors.
Temple University (Temple or TU) is a state-related research university located in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Terence Dean "Terry" Brooks (born January 8, 1944) is an American writer of fantasy fiction.
Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.
The Beggar Queen (1984) is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the concluding book of a series often called the Westmark trilogy.
The Black Cauldron is a 1985 American animated adventure fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation in association with Silver Screen Partners II and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
The Black Cauldron (1965) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the second of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain.
The Book of Three (1964) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the first of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain.
The Castle of Llyr (1966) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the third of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain.
The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man (1973) is a children's comic fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander.
The Chronicles of Prydain is a pentalogy of children's high fantasy Bildungsroman novels written by American author Lloyd Alexander.
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha is a standalone novel written by Lloyd Alexander in 1978.
The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain is a collection of short high fantasy stories for children by Lloyd Alexander and illustrator Margot Zemach.
The High King (1968) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the fifth and last of The Chronicles of Prydain.
The Iron Ring (1997) is a fantasy novel for children by Lloyd Alexander.
The Kestrel (1982) is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the second of three books often called the Westmark trilogy.
The King's Fountain (Portuguese: Chafariz d’El-Rey) is a 16th century oil painting by an anonymous flemish painter.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Wall (Le Mur) by Jean-Paul Sartre, a collection of short stories published in 1939 containing the eponymous story "The Wall," is considered one of the author's greatest existentialist works of fiction.
Time Cat (1963) is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, an American writer of more than forty books, primarily fantasy fiction for children.
Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939 – November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of children's books.
The University of Paris (Université de Paris), metonymically known as the Sorbonne (one of its buildings), was a university in Paris, France, from around 1150 to 1793, and from 1806 to 1970.
Upper Darby High School (UDHS) is a four-year public high school located in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania, United States, as part of the Upper Darby School District.
Upper Darby Township (often shortened to simply Upper Darby) is a home rule township bordering Philadelphia in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Vesper Holly is the protagonist in a series of novels by Lloyd Alexander.
Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS), also referred to as Disney Animation, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, is an American animation studio that creates animated feature films, short films, and television specials for The Walt Disney Company.
Welsh mythology consists of both folk traditions developed in Wales, and traditions developed by the Celtic Britons elsewhere before the end of the first millennium.
Westmark (1981) is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, named for a fictional kingdom that is its setting.
William Michael Ryan (22 November 1887 – 4 January 1938) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
The World Fantasy Awards are given each year by the World Fantasy Convention for the best fantasy fiction and fantasy art published in English during the preceding calendar year.
The World Fantasy Convention is an annual convention of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of fantasy.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.