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Since Community College Started Printing Their Own Textbooks, Students Have Saved Over $2.5 Million

When a team of educators in Oregon became sick and tired of their students being charged heaps of cash for college textbooks, they began...

After Years of Writing Mystery Books, Listen to Lawyer’s Hilarious ‘Aha!’ Moment in Court (MOTH Monday)

Gordon had spent years working as a criminal defense lawyer before he finally got to experience the satisfying “eureka!” moment he had always read about.

Library of Congress Makes Dozens of Ultra-Rare Children’s Books Available For Free Online

As a means of celebrating the centennial of Children's Book Week, the Library of Congress has digitized dozens of rare children's books online.

Judge Sentences Teen Vandals to Reading Books About Racism – and It Apparently Worked

Rather than punishing a group of juveniles for a racist act of vandalism, this compassionate judge wanted them to understand the error of their...

Principal Reads Books in Her PJs Online So Students Always Have a Bedtime Story

Even after she goes home for the day, this pajama-clad elementary school principal is ensuring that her students are encouraged to read more books.

What if Your Homework Included Comic Books? NFL All-Pro Pushes to Make Education Fun

Ovie Mughelli had an impressive career in the NFL, playing as an All-Pro fullback for the Baltimore Ravens and the Atlanta Falcons. He is now...

School Installs Vending Machine That Dispenses Free Books to Kids Who Read

Students in this Buffalo school get free books from the vending machine by earning tokens through a reading rewards system in the school.

Human Chain of People Help Move A Bookstore, Book By Book

When this independent bookstore had trouble affording expensive moving services, the community showed up in full force to lend a hand.

Growing Up Surrounded by Books Could Have Powerful, Lasting Effect on the Mind

This new study shows that teens who grew up around books had a lot of the same mental capabilities as university students who weren't exposed to books.

Man Saves Ancient Books From Dumpster and, Months Later, Finds Amazing Inscriptions (Podcast)

This guy's shocking dumpster discovery was the beginning of a fascinating chapter in his life—and turned trash into American treasure. Hear The Good News Guru tell...

Man Saves Ancient Books From Dumpster Only to Look Inside Months Later and Find Amazing Inscription

LISTEN to this story here, as told by The Good News Guru, from Friday’s radio broadcast with Ellen K and the GNN founder, on KOST-103.5 — Or, READ the story...

After Tweeting About ‘Worst’ Sales Day, Independent Bookseller is Overwhelmed with Support

This small business owner posted an online plea for support after she experienced the “worst day ever” in sales – and she was shocked by the response.

Basketball Star Purposefully Misses Free Throw So Player Stays in History Books After Untimely Death

Despite his team only maintaining a slight lead during the last quarter, Jordan Bohannon was not willing to break Chris Street's record from 25 years ago.

How an Unassuming Warehouse is Giving Thousands of Books Away For Free: ‘We Encourage Shoplifting’

For 17 years, “The Book Thing” has provided mental nourishment for thousands of city residents. “We encourage shoplifting!”

These Hot Dudes Reading Books Need Help With Hurricane Relief – and We’re Happy to Oblige

These stud muffins are not just handsome and literate – they are also using their good looks to help children affected by Hurricane Irma and Harvey.

Trash Man Creates Free Library Out of 20,000 Books Found in Garbage

This garbage man hated to see all the books in the trash bins of wealthier neighborhoods—so he started salvaging them to create a new library...

Bus Driver Surprises Kids With Hundreds of Books For the Summer

This former school bus driver loved the kids from one Arizona school so much, he brought them a sweet surprise before they left for summer break.

Boy Who Sent 3,500 Comic Books to Soldiers is Rewarded With Best Day Ever

This 9-year-old boy loves comic books so much, he wanted to share his passion with American soldiers – and in return, they gave him...

States to Cut College Costs by Introducing Open Source Textbooks

These two states are moving to slash the astronomical costs of higher education by introducing open source textbooks. The University System of Maryland awarded mini-grants to 21...

The 10 Motivational Books Used By the World’s Top Achievers

As Buddha once said, “we are what we think”—and positive thinking is an important step in any achievement. Whether in your career or personal life, why...