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Entries tagged with: Virginia Festival Of The Book


30 March 2011

Allison is glad that a Virginia Festival of the Book event prompted her to reread The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Sometimes books can challenge our thinking in important ways.

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A Celebration of Reading

12 March 2013

Allison read the Virginia Festival of the Book website and got excited for Charlottesville’s 19th annual ode to the wonderful world of reading that begins 20 March 2013.

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Baseball is Back and Anything is Possible

2 April 2013

Allison celebrated the return of Major League Baseball yesterday and enjoyed reading many Facebook posts, Tweets and articles about Opening Day. (It’s clear that fans everywhere feel optimistic and believe absolutely anything is possible.)

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How do You Celebrate Reading?

10 March 2015

Allison read about National Reading Month as well as next week's 21st Annual Virginia Festival of the Book schedule and paused to celebrate one of her very favorite things... reading!

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Project Management for Everyone

17 March 2015

Allison read the course description and watched the introductory video for a free, online Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management class taught by Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne. The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is offering this four-week course so that everyone can learn why this topic doesn’t have to be so hard.

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Hurray for a New Allison Partners Blogger!

14 July 2015

Allison read Janie Kast’s blog post, Managing Your Ego, and was delighted to welcome another regular contributor to the What We’re Reading Now blog.

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“An Iron Will and Persevering Spirit”

14 March 2017

Barbara enjoyed five books by Christina Baker Kline and was reminded of the amount of talent and hard work beautiful, compelling writing takes. She’s excited to see Kline in person at the 23rd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book next week.

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Enjoy Little Leaders with Your Little People at #VABOOK2020

3 March 2020

Allison read Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison and got excited for one of her favorite annual events plus the chance to learn with some of her favorite little people.

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VABOOK 2021 is All-Virtual!

2 February 2021

Allison eagerly awaited yesterday’s 27th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book schedule announcement and was delighted with the offerings! While it will be sad to not gather together in-person, an all-virtual festival spread out over two weeks is sure to be its own kind of fun.

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