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Arizona Daily Star- TUCSON ODDITIES A Collection Of The Strange Sights That Make Up The Old Pueblo

TUCSON ODDITIES A Collection Of The Strange Sights That Make Up The Old Pueblo

Arizona Daily Star

Book to answer questions about town’s oddities

The TUCSON ODDITIES book is now available. The full-color book contains 50 oddities that readers of the Arizona Daily Star have inquired about over the years. You can perchase the book online at azstarnet.com/store or in the lobby of the Star, 4850 S. Park Ave. Tucson, Arizona. The book costs $14.99 plus tax and shipping and handling, if you want it mailed. Questions can be referred to oddity@azstarnet.com or 520-573-4232.

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Literacy Leadership & Arizona Daily Star- NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION


Sponsored by LITERACY LEADERSHIP & Arizona Daily Star

NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION is an award-winning literacy program, honored by the Arizona Reading Association, Tucson Area Reading Council, and the Newspapers Association of America Foundation.

NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION (NIE) is committed to promoting reading, literacy and learning through the use of the print and electronic editions of the Arizona Daily Star in K-adult classrooms throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona.

NIE is one of the most exciting educational tools available today. The Arizona Daily Star provides newspapers to area schools by subsidizing a portion of the cost of classroom newspapers. The rest of the cost is covered by donations from readers, fundraisers and local businesses who make up our Partners in Education initiative. Rosemont Copper and Circle K

In additional to award winning literary content, we provide a treasure trove of ready to use curriculum for k-12 classrooms designed to incorporate the use of daily newspaper articles into all subjects from reading and math to science and social studies.

The Arizona Daily Star NIE program reaches over 300 schools and some 14,000 Southern Arizona students daily.

Literacy Leadership Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to support the advancement and promotion of literacy initiatives in the communities it serves.

Literacy Leadership Inc., through the Arizona Daily Star, will forge pertnerships with local businesses, trusts and foundations to fund literacy focused programs. Through its partnership with Newspapers in education, the organization will provide reading materials, curriculum guides, reading events and community wide programs to improve literacy.

Literacy Leadership, Inc. is a 501c3 corporation; all donations through Literacy Leadership are tax deductible.

To make a donation or for more information you can browse to

Betsy Stuetz
Circulation Retention and NIE Manager

Anais Teso
Sr. Retention representative

Arizona Daily Star

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go.arstarnet.com/authors- AUTHOR AND BOOK DATABASE


Authors living in Arizona or writing about the state, as well as interested readers, can take advantage of StarNet’s author and book database on the Arizona Daily Star’s website.

Log on to go.azstarnet.com/authorsentry to enter your book information.

or to go.azstarnet.com/authors to find out who’s writing about what in this area. Purchasing information is also included.

Each site is a free reference for authors and readers, and each refers back to the other.

Arizona Daily Star Sunday May 15, 2011


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Arizona Daily Star September 26, 2010- BOOK EVENTS

BOOK EVENTS September 26, 2010


Donate Books to the Oro Valley Library- Oro Valley Library Friends Book Shoppe, 1305 W. Naranja, Oro Valley. Donate used books in good condition to the Friends of the Oro Valley Library. Books will be sold in the Book Shoppe, a book sale or online to benefit the Oro Valley Library. Tax receipts are available. Books can be donated 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily through Oct. 10. Free. 229-5326

Buddhist Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Group will discuss LETTING EVERYTHING BECOME YOUR TEACHER, 100 LESSONS IN MINDFULNESS by Jon Kabat-Zinn. 2 p.m. Sept. 26. Free. 7892-3715

Mystery Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. Group will discuss BRAT FARRAR by Josephine Tey. 12:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Free. 792-3715


Science Fiction Book Club- Oro Valley Public Library. 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Oro Valley. Group will discuss THIEF OF TIME by Terry Pratchett. 7- 8 p.m. Sept. 28. Free. 229-5300


Diversity Book Study- St. Francis in the Foothills UMC in the Peace library. 4635 E. River Road. Group will discuss DEAD POOL by James Lawrence Powell. 6:30- 8 p.m. Sept. 29. Free. 299-9063


THE DEATH OF jOSSELINE: IMMIGRATION STORIES FROM THE ARIZONA-MEXICO BORDERLANDS- UA BookStore, Student Union Memorial Center, 1209 E. University Blvd. Starting Josseline’s tragic story. Margaret Regan uses firsthand accounts to tell the stories of the desperation that compels people to cross the border. 4:30- 6 p.m. Sept. 30. Free. 621-2814.

Banned Books Read Out/Speak Out- Univesity Libraries, Main Library. 1510 E. Univesity Blvd. Event opens with comments from the organizers, followed by a “Read Out! at which campus and community membefrs are invited to read passages from their favorite challenged materials. A panel discussion includes representatives from the UA and the Pima County Public Library. 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Free. 307-2834


Meet Jeff Commings- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. The author of ODD MAN OUT: TRUE STORIES OF A GAY BLACK SWIMMER discuses his autobiography about his quest to live a free and open life as a gay swimmer. 7 p.m. Oct 1. Free. 792-3715


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The Arizona Daily Star September 18, 2010- Conrad J. Storad Children’s Author Featured by Harley Galaz, 12


Twelve-year old reporter Harley Galaz features children’s author Conrad J. Storad in today’s star. Harley’s class went to Storad’s presentation, “Fangs and Stingers. According to Ms. Galaz, “Storad writes fun nonfiction books mostly about desert creatures like snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, Gila monsters and pack rats.” His newest book is RATTLESNAKE RULES. Check out http://www.ConradStorad.com to learn more about Storad and his books


The Arizona Daily star partners with Bear Essential News and KVOA-TV, Channel 4, to promote literacy through journalism.

Students in grades three through eight can join the free program. Go online to http://www.bearessentialnews.com and click on “Young Reporters” to print sign-up forms.

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Arizona Daily Star September 18, 2010- Maggie Giuffrida Interviews Tucson Author Susan Bulkeley


interview of Susan Bulkely Butler by Maggie Giuffrida

Ms. Butler co-authored WOMEN COUNT: A GUIDE TO CHANGING THE WORLD with Bob Keefee. It was released in August by Purdue University Press. WOMEN COUNT is available online at http://www.amazon.com as well at Barnes & Noble and Borders bookstore. Its list price is $24.95.


To read more about locally written books, see the Southern Arizona Authors feature, published the first Sunday of each month in the Arizona Daily Star’s Vamos section.

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Arizona Daily Star August 19, 2010- BOOK EVENTS

       BOOK EVENTS August 19, 2010


      Book Signing- El Charro Restaurant- Sahuarita, 15920 S. Rancho Sahuarita, Sahuarita.  Mary Ann Hutchinson will discuss and sign her book MOOCHI’S MARIACHIS.  2-5 p.m. Sept. 4.  Free.  325-1922 


      Democracy & Dissent Book Group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  Group will discuss THINGS I’VE BEEN SILENT ABOUT: MEMORIES OF A PRODIGAL DAUGHTER by Azar Nafisi.  2 p.m. Sept. 5.  Free.  792-3715

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