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Slack Tide: When the going gets tough, the tough muck out the garage

...a situation's dire when a 7-year-old knows about it...and it has nothing to do with the wizarding world of Harry Potter.Point is, relatively speaking we've hit a rough patch. And chances are it's not going to end until it snows...
Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs

...of which are often used in Boy Scout promotion ceremonies. The snowy owl mounts are also popular, often needed for Harry Potter events."There's no limit as to what people can do with it," Rozen said.Rozen said the collection was first...
Superheroes, for once, don't rule Hollywood's summer

...summer release dates for years to come, the billions sure to follow.But this was the first summer since the final "Harry Potter" chapter in 2011 that a comic book movie didn't top all films."Ant-Man" (seventh place with $170.1 million...
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Young Juneau readers rewarded for reviews

...Garrigues, 7, for a review of "Snowshoe Thompson" by Nancy Levinson.? Keeley Rielly, 10, for a review of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" by J.K. Rowling.? Kellen Dumaop, 11, for a review of "Counting by 7's" by Holly...
What's happening this week

...of the "Amulet" graphic novel series, and the cover illustrator of the 15th anniversary paperback editions of the Harry Potter series. He is also the editor of the "Flight" and "Explorer" comic anthologies and the author of a novel...
Alaska Library Association Conference runs Feb. 26-March 1 in Juneau

...of the "Amulet" graphic novel series, and the cover illustrator of the 15th anniversary paperback editions of the Harry Potter series, will lead "Making Comics and Graphic Novels" on Thursday from 12:30-4:20 p.m., and "The Making...
It's not just about the cookies

...London. Kurland is excited to lead the girls on their upcoming adventure. "The girls in our troop are part of the 'Harry Potter generation,'" Kurland said. "Now, several of them are also fans of Sherlock and Dr. Who, so they are pretty...
Donors add to new library, one brick at a time

...declare the library "A home for poems." There are books for Laura Ingalls Wilder and Ursula K. Le Guin. There are 16 Harry Potter Bricks with phrases like "I solemnly swear I'm up to no good," and "Tonks was from Hufflepuff." A number of...
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...realized that I only owned the Harry Potter series in French. There's a good reason for this. I first read Harry Potter (in English) as a child and my summer reading. Hence, Harry Potter. There were three little bookstores...
Travels with Harry: In the backpack

...many times I've read the third Harry Potter. Why the third? The third I read...memories. Whenever I travel now, Harry Potter is the most easily accessible reminder...and smelly socks is inevitably Harry Potter. And we have been everywhere together...


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